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Through partnerships with clients and leading associations throughout the state, you’ll find a wide range of professional development opportunities. We invite you to explore our Frequently Requested Workshop Listing, or any of the specific events below. To connect your staff to convenient trainings and cost-effective professional development opportunities, Lozano Smith offers numerous online training options. For more information on these workshops, or to schedule a training for you, please contact Client Services or your nearest Lozano Smith office.

The More Things Change, the More they Stay the Same- Charter School Law in the Wake of a Pandemic

The More Things Change, the More they Stay the Same- Charter School Law in the Wake of a Pandemic

Four months pre-pandemic, the Governor signed into law AB 1505 & 1507 - the most sweeping legislative charter school reform package since the Charter Schools Act was enacted in 1992. These new laws were intended to increase charter school accountabil...

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ACSA Personnel Institute

ACSA Personnel Institute

Key topics: One-time money, Independent studies impacts negotiations, continuing COVID impacts, TK (looking forward to universal TK)...

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ACSA Personnel Institute

ACSA Personnel Institute

Key Topics: Remote work and what happens when employees are demanding remote work now, lessons learned from COVID and redefining the interactive process, discussion about long-term COVID...

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ACSA Personnel Institute

ACSA Personnel Institute

Sometimes unions win unfair practice cases or grievance arbitrations because their institutional memory is better. They have every contract, MOU, TA and notes from every team member, and they know how to use them. School districts, on the other han...

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ACSA Personnel Institute

ACSA Personnel Institute

Key Topics: Basics on employee discipline, intersection between evaluation and discipline, dealing with a year of COVID/remote work in the middle of a discipline case, building and maintaining documentation: how do you prove poor performance?...

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ACSA Personnel Institute

ACSA Personnel Institute

Key topics: One-time money, Independent studies impacts negotiations, continuing COVID impacts, TK (looking forward to universal TK)...

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How the Brown Act and Public Records Act Impact Board Governance and the Role of the Board President in Reaching Consensus

How the Brown Act and Public Records Act Impact Board Governance and the Role of the Board President in Reaching Consensus

This session will discuss how Board members should navigate the Brown Act and the Public Records Act when serving in their role as an elected official and will provide practical suggestions for Board Presidents on how to run an effective meeting and ...

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Handling Controversial Speech by Employees and Students

Handling Controversial Speech by Employees and Students

Now more than ever, school districts are faced with controversial speech. When can teachers and students criticize the administration or speak out about Black Lives Matter, the Proud Boys or ANTIFA? This workshop will discuss the district’s need to ...

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Special Education Professional Development Series - Fall SELC

Special Education Professional Development Series - Fall SELC

This half-day event covers longstanding special education requirements alongside up-to-the-minute legal updates related to COVID-19. Lozano Smith attorneys will walk through several of the most pressing special education issues that special educatio...

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