Welcome to NSBA Council of School Attorneys School Law Webinars

NSBA is pleased to present webinars on topics of critical interest to public school districts and their legal counsel. Pay just one fee per conference "site" and include as many of your colleagues as you like - a great value for your training dollar.

Upcoming and Archived Webinars

Special Education Series

COSA Special Education experts with hundreds of hours of IEP meetings, resolution sessions and hearings behind them discuss three distinct aspects of the process. You will receive invaluable insights on: facilitating a collaborative process when parent-district disagreements surface, preparing for and presenting the district's case at a hearing, and litigating a special education matter in federal court. More

Defending Public School Employers

This webinar will provide an overview and legal analysis of the current case law discussing school district liability in First Amendment free speech cases involving public employees; and practical tips and suggestions on how to prevent and protect school districts and school administrators from these types of claims. More

Racial Discrimination in Student Discipline

In January the United States Departments of Education and Justice issued a lengthy Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) on the subject of discriminatory practices in the administration of student discipline. You will not want to miss this opportunity to learn firsthand how the Departments apply titles IV and VI to student discipline. This Dear Colleague Letter is new; and school districts will soon be asking for assistance in its interpretation and effect on their policies. More

Archived Webinars

No time to participate in legal education during the work day? All COSA Webinars presented since 2011 are now available for purchase and download 24 hours a day - 7 days a week! A bonus! If you paid to attend a webinar and want to listen again, contact COSA for a "coupon code" and replay for free. More on Archived Webinars