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December 2–4, 2015

Oregon School Law Conference

Pre-Conference Sessions – December 2, 2015

8:30 to 4:30 - Oregon School Law and Finance
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.  Click here to download a registration form for the seminar.  Registration for this event is separate from the main conference registration.


Click here to download the confernece program.

2015 OSBA/COSA Legislative Report

CLE credit is available for this conference.


Sessions/Peresentation Materials:

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Pre-conference Sessions:

Thursday, December 3, 2015

General Session I - Francisco M. Negrón, Jr.
Breakout Sessions:
I. - Special Education Hot Topics
II. - How Not to Get Fired: Employment Issues for Administrators
III. - Social Media (employees)
IV. - Bullying and Harassment
V. - Basics of Bargaining
VI. - Social Media (students)
VII. - Discipline and Termination
VIII. - Major Changes Coming to ESEA and No Child Left Behind (2)
IX. - LGBTQ Issues for Schools

Career Path Opportunities for Innovative Education Professionals

Small Group Discussions:
A. - Legislative Impact on your District Policies (2)
B. - Education of Homeless Students (2)(3)
C. - The Impact of the ACA and its Effect on Negotiations
D. - Contracting for Projects and Services: Preparation and New Developments
E. - AIA Contracts and Condemnation after Passing a Bond (2)(3)
F. - Investigation Basics
G. - Title IX and High School Athletics
H. - TSPC Investigations
I. - HB 2680 and ESEA Waiver: What You Should Know for SY2015-16 and Beyond
J. - Carols, Angels and Icons: School District Participation in Holiday Celebrations (2)
K. - Creating Strong School-Media Relationships
L. - Career Path Opportunities for Innovative Education Professionals

Off-the-Record Meeting Handouts:

Friday, December 4, 2015 

General Session II - Legislation and Elections:  A Preview
Breakout Sessions:
X. - Student Behavior Off Campus
XI. - OCR Investigations: Title IX and Beyond
XII. - School Discipline & Disproportionality: Leading for Equity
XIII. - ODE Complaint Process/Procedure
XIV. - Top Ten Legal Issues
XV. - Marijuana Issues Involving Students and Employees



Hilton Eugene
66 East 6th Avenue
Eugene, Oregon, 97401


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The Hilton is currently sold-out.


Additional lodging:

Valley River Inn
1000 Valley River Way
Eugene, Oregon 97401
Group code: 1130COSA_001