Posted by Megan E. Greulich on 3/27/2019

On April 12, OSBA’s Division of Legal Services will host its annual spring Diversity and Inclusion Workshop from 9a.m.-3p.m. at OSBA’s office in Columbus. This year’s spring workshop will include practical recommendations on a number of important and timely topics.

Posted by Van D. Keating on 9/21/2018

OSBA’s Division of Legal Services will be offering a new seminar on October 1, 2018, focusing on the basic theories and practices of collective bargaining.


At  the workshop,…

Posted by Megan E. Greulich on 6/8/2018

OSBA’s Division of Legal Services always is looking for ways to provide our members with new and useful resources. We’ve been hard at work during the first half of 2018 updating existing resources, creating new ones and planning workshops to provide members with the latest and greatest school law-related information. Here are just a few of the resources and events available to…

Posted by Megan E. Greulich on 4/2/2018

On March 27, OSBA participated in the Ohio Attorney General’s meeting Ideas for Our Future: Addressing childhood trauma to create positive outcomes. This was the fifth Attorney General-led meeting addressing the opioid epidemic in Ohio, but the first directly focusing on the epidemic’s impact on children and families. The goal was to share information about programs across Ohio that are working so all interested parties…

Posted by Jennifer A. Hardin on 1/11/2018

Does your board have new members? Have you been a board member for a while, but want to brush up on some of the basics? OSBA’s upcoming workshop — “Board member 101: Survival kit for your first 90 days in office” — may be just the ticket.

This two-day workshop focuses on helping board members, particularly those who are new to their positions, to develop into more effective educational leaders. OSBA staff from the divisions of board and management services, legal services, policy, and legislative services are…

Posted by Megan E. Greulich on 11/7/2017

School Law Workshop

OSBA’s annual Capital Conference is less than a week away and the division of legal services hopes to see you in attendance on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at the School Law Workshop. The workshop will be held from 9a.m.-4:15p.m. in rooms A210-212. This year we’ll be discussing a range of topics, including recent developments and trends in school law, the status of health insurance…

Posted by Megan E. Greulich on 8/18/2017

For over 55 years, OSBA’s annual Treasurers’ Clinics have kept treasurers, business managers, board members, administrators and treasurer’s office personnel updated on the most current information related to school district fiscal issues. We hope you’ll join us at one of this year’s clinics.

Professional development credit

OSBA is pleased to announce that the Treasurers’ Clinics have been approved for five continuing professional education (CPE) credits. Application also has been submitted to the Office of the Ohio Treasurer for Center for Public Investment Management…

Posted by Megan E. Greulich on 5/25/2017

At OSBA, we strive to provide school board members and district administrators with the most relevant and recent information to keep you informed and prepared to provide the best learning environment for Ohio’s public school students. We’ve got some upcoming workshops that can help you do just that.

OCSBA School Attorney Workshop
Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, Lewis Center
Friday, Jun. 16

Posted by Megan Greulich on 7/8/2016

Are you taking advantage of the seminars and workshops offered by OSBA? The legal division is planning several workshops and seminars this fall, and we’d love to see you in attendance. Here are the upcoming workshops:

Attendance, Tuition and Custody Law – August 5, 2016

Attendance and tuition matters are complex, and the laws addressing them change frequently. How your district handles these matters affects your district’s bottom line. Learn the latest legal developments at this information-packed seminar. The seminar will take place at the Nationwide…

Posted by Shadya Yazback on 11/4/2015

Attorneys can earn 5.0 CLE credits at the School Law Workshop presented by the Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys on Tuesday, Nov. 10.  The workshop will take place in Rooms C 210-212.  Sessions include:

  • School district and municipal collaboration
  • Hot topics in public records law
  • When passion becomes a problem
  • Religion and public schools
  • Unpacking Title IX: K-12 compliance issues

OSBA attorneys will also be presenting several sessions at Capital Conference.  Sara Craven Clark, director of legal services, will be presenting a…