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2018 Oregon School Law Conference

Pre-Conference Sessions – December 5, 2018

8:30 to 4:30 - Oregon School Law and Finance
8:00 to 12:00 - New Principals Academy
1:00 to 4:00 - Student Rights and Discipline
1:00 to 4:00 - Back to Basics: Employee Discipline & Dismissal
1:00 to 4:00 - Nuts and Bolts: Special Education

The  Oregon School Law & Finance Seminar  (a separate pre-conference event) is a two credit course designed for out-of-state administrators who are applying for an Oregon Administrator License. This two credit course is held in conjunction with the Oregon School Law Conference and meets the TSPC law and finance requirements for out-of-state administrators.  Registration for this event is separate from the main conference registration.  Click here to register.  


CLE credit is available for this conference.


Featured Speaker:

Justice Jack Landau retired Oregon Supreme Court Justice, is a truly dynamic speaker on all things 1st and 14th Amendment and other law-related issues.  He speaks frequently at professional development and conferences for civics educators and every time gets feedback about how amazing his presentations are!

Thursday and Friday Breakout Session Topics:

  • Janus Decision
  • School Safety Threat Assessment
  • Discipline and Termination
  • Top Ten Legal Issues
  • How Not to Get Fired
  • Bullying and Harrassment, Social Media
  • Responding to Concering Sexual Behavior
  • Understanding Administrator Contracts
  • New Rules Related to Sexual Harrassment
  • Immigration/DACA/Sanctuary
  • Avoiding Employer Lawsuits
  • Student Voice/Student Rights
  • ODE Complaint Investigation
  • Special Education: Greatest Exposure in Due Process
  • TSPC- Understanding the Licensure Process


Discussion Session Topics:

  • Free Speech and Walkouts
  • Is It Time to Update Your Policies/AR's
  • Public Records: What Is and Isn't
  • Coaching Complaints, Evaluations, Wage, and Hour
  • Bargaining: Staff Safety Injury Protection
  • School and District Response to Suicide
  • Charter Schools - What You Need to Know Before, During, and After
Dec 5, 2018 to Dec 7, 2018