This program has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 4.75 hours of CLE credit.

Unauthorized audio recording or videotaping of any session is strictly prohibited.


8:30 a.m.
Registration and continental breakfast
8:50 a.m.
9 a.m.
Recording devices in schools
Sara C. Clark, chief legal counsel, OSBA
Review the legal issues presented by recording devices in schools with an emphasis on how school officials can work with parents to strike a balance between the district’s need to ensure privacy and safety with the benefits that technology can provide.
10 a.m.
10:15 a.m.
Hot topics in cyberlaw
Hollie F. Reedy, Esq., and Ryan M. LaFlamme, Esq., Ennis Britton Co. LPA
Back by popular demand, this session will review the most recent and hottest legal issues relating to school districts and their IT programs. Identify areas of caution and leave with practical tips for compliance.
11:30 a.m.
Lunch (provided)
12:15 p.m.
Preventing and addressing cybersecurity threats
Rick Florence, supervisory special agent, cybercriminal unit, FBI; and David Kennedy, founder and CEO, TrustedSec
Stay up-to-date on the most recent cybersecurity threats in the school district environment. While there are no foolproof methods to stop cybercrime, there are a number of easy-to-implement practices that can significantly reduce risk. Review best practices in this important area.
1:45 p.m.
2 p.m.
The legal liabilities of social media
Milko Cecez, Esq., and Taryn A. Weiss, Esq., Pepple & Waggoner
Using practical examples, this session will examine common issues that plague districts in the social media arena. Must the district retain the texts a teacher sends from her personal cell phone to a parent? Is there an obligation to monitor or respond to disturbing social media post of students made off campus? Learn the answers to these questions and more.
3 p.m.