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This webinar is 60 minutes in length.

This session will not only go through the best and worst apps but also focus on why the apps are the best and worst. In addition, we will focus on contract terms of service and compliance issues.

Presenters: Christine T. Cossler, Esq., and Christina H. Peer, Esq., Walter Haverfield LLP

$50

This webinar is 1 hour and 30 minutes in length.

District employees frequently are presented with divorce decrees, court orders and other custody documents when students are enrolled. In this expanded session, learn how to review and understand court documents and determine when you need to ask more questions or seek legal guidance.

Presenter: Lisa H. Woloszynek, attorney, Walter Haverfield LLP

$50

This webinar is 58 minutes in length.

Many districts are interested in adopting equity policies or resolutions but aren’t sure
where to start. This webinar will help! By attending this one-hour session designed for board members, superintendents, principals, curriculum directors, human resources professionals and diversity and inclusion staff, you will:

• learn how districts can take the first steps toward crafting a district equity policy;
• hear from district representatives who have adopted equity policies about the roadblocks they encountered, the lessons learned and the community’s response;
• familiarize yourself with how to align your OSBA policy manual with the equity policies you’ve adopted.

Presenters: Dr. Almitra Berry, founder, A L Berry Consulting Inc., David Glasner, superintendent, Shaker Heights City, Kyle Lathwell, policy consultant, OSBA, Stephanie Scott, assistant general counsel, Cincinnati Public Schools

$50

This webinar is 60 minutes in length.

This session will provide an overview of the legal implications and best practices for school districts that are affected by tax abatements, tax increment financing (TIFs) and other business incentive measures that can drain district resources.

Presenters: Bob Lamb, economic development director, Delaware County Board of Commissioners; and Robert F. McCarthy, Esq., Bricker & Eckler LLP

$50

This webinar is 45 minutes in length.

Explore educational equity issues through an intersectional lens that considers race, gender and ability status. By focusing on structural racism and implicit bias, we’ll discuss ways to promote positive outcomes and accountability at the district level.

Presenter: Kelly Capatosto, senior data and policy specialist, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, Ohio State University

$50

This webinar is 77 minutes in length.

This session will focus on strategies to help foster successful parent-school partnerships. Presenters will share tips for conducting collaborative individualized education program (IEP) team meetings with meaningful parent participation and discuss strategies for using prior written notices and dispute resolution processes to effectively communicate and work with parents. The session will also explore ways to engage community partners and opportunities to collaborate with stakeholders.

Presenters: Julia A. Bauer, Esq., and Jessica L. Dawso, Esq., Scott Scriven LLP

$50

This webinar is 1 hour in length

The most powerful union tactic in negotiations has always been the strike, yet it has seldomly been used in recent years. However, school employee unions have not forgotten about strikes, and new forms of work stoppages and slowdowns have appeared and are being used with growing frequency. This session focuses on the newest types of employee job actions and steps schools can use to effectively counter them.

Presenter: Alexander L. Ewing, Esq., Frost Brown Todd LLC

$50

This webinar is 40 minutes in length.

Sometimes we need to be reminded that it is OK to make ourselves a priority. When we improve ourselves, everyone around us benefits. Learn strategies that can help you be the best version of yourself.

Presenter: Dr. Kathy McFarland, deputy chief executive, OSBA

$50

This webinar is 1 hour and 25 minutes in length.

There have always been students who are considered highly mobile, including those who are homeless and in foster care; children of migrant workers; and students living with someone other than their parents. This session will help schools prepare to deal with enrollment and attendance questions for these students.

Presenter: Hollie F. Reedy, attorney, Ennis Britton Co. LPA

$50

This webinar is 1 hour and 30 minutes in length.

Ohio Revised Code (RC) 3313.64 provides: “A child shall be admitted to the schools of the school district in which the child’s parent resides.” Simple. But is it? Who is a student’s “parent”? What if there isn’t a parent in the picture? What about the multiple exceptions in RC 3313.64? In another expanded session, panelists will consider a number of enrollment scenarios and answer your questions.

Presenters: Jacqueline Walsh Brickman, attorney, Pepple & Waggoner Ltd.; Betsy Franklin, EMIS coordinator, Conneaut Area City School District; and Janie Gildersleeve, truant officer/home school coordinator, Ashtabula County ESC Moderator: Jennifer A. Hardin

$50

This webinar is 60 minutes in length.

Dr. Roger Cleveland “has been at the forefront of equity and inclusion initiatives for over a decade. He has served as an equity advisor, and as a moderator, keynote and presenter at over 80 various conferences, forums and symposiums promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.”Dr. Cleveland is widely sought after for his expertise in such areas as cultural proficiency, instructional equity, implicit bias and closing opportunity gaps. He has led staff development events for many school districts, social service agencies, state educational agencies and universities and has conducted training sessions addressing equity and inclusion issues from Alaska to Mississippi.

Presenter: Dr. Roger Cleveland

$0

This webinar is 20 minutes in length

During this webinar, you will hear three cost-effective ideas that will build a critical element of trust between you and your injured employee. You will also learn way to engage your managed care organization to assist in developing these effective and thoughtful tools.

Presenter: Jennifer Oiler, account executive, Sedgwick Managed Care Ohio

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Sponsored by Sedgwick Managed Care Ohio.

This webinar is 1 hour and 46 minutes in length.

This session will provide insights on how best to advocate for legislation on behalf of your community interests. Also, we will tackle the issues facing our school communities that need to be advocated for on behalf of all students.

Presenters: Mark Bobo, membership retention and engagement consultant, Will Schwartz, deputy director of legislative services, and Jennifer Hogue, director of legislative services, OSBA

This session covers the Advocacy Area of the Six Leadership Areas.

$50

Sponsored by Sedgwick Managed Care Ohio.

This webinar is 1 hour and 30 minutes in length.

Strong board governance includes superintendent and treasurer evaluations. These have both legal and institutional components. This session focuses on these aspects of the evaluation process, which board members often overlook. This presentation will give you a fresh perspective on best practices related to the whys and hows of superintendent and treasurer evaluations.

Presenters: Steve Horton, senior board and management services consultant, and Van D. Keating, senior staff attorney, OSBA

This session covers the Relationship Area of the Six Leadership Areas.

$50

Sponsored by Sedgwick Managed Care Ohio.

This webinar is 1 hour and 20 minutes in length.

Explore the importance of strong fiscal policies and management for district operations. Attendees will learn best practices for fiscal policy management and how to understand and use data that hold spending decisions accountable. This educational and practical session will provide essential knowledge and practical next steps you can apply for effective fiscal operations.

Presenters: Kenna S. Haycox, senior policy consultant, OSBA; Ernie Strawser, senior vice president, and Michael Sobul, senior analytics advisor, Forecast5 Analytics Inc.

This session covers the Policy Area of the Six Leadership Areas.

$50

Sponsored by Sedgwick Managed Care Ohio.

This webinar is 1 hour in length.

This webinar will define vision, mission, core values and goals to help your board understand the difference between accountability and responsibility as they relate to the district’s strategic plan and board governance. Learn how the relationship between the board and administrative team is crucial to success. This workshop provides simple ways strategic planning can immediately increase your board’s effectiveness.

Presenters: Cheryl W. Ryan, director of board and management services, Teri Morgan, senior deputy director of board and management services, and Steve Horton, senior board and management services consultant, OSBA

This session covers the Vision Area of the Six Leadership Areas.

$50

Sponsored by Sedgwick Managed Care Ohio.

This webinar is 1 hour and 10 minutes in length.

Research suggests that effective school boards, in collaboration with district leadership, monitor progress toward achieving district goals and act when progress is not evident. Have you ever wondered how the board should ensure progress toward student achievement? The answer: Ask good questions.

Presenters: Kim Miller-Smith, senior student achievement consultant, OSBA; and Ernie Strawser, senior vice president, and Michael Sobul, senior analytics advisor, Forecast5 Analytics Inc.

This session covers the Accountability Area of the Six Leadership Areas.

$50

Sponsored by Sedgwick Managed Care Ohio.

This webinar is 1 hour and 30 minutes in length.

This session will cover five things all leadership team members should know about transportation. In addition, we will answer the most commonly asked transportation questions and discuss transportation laws that are imperative to know and understand.

Presenters: Pete Japikse, senior transportation consultant, and Doug Palmer, transportation consultant, OSBA

$50

This webinar is 40 minutes in length.

Learn about best practices related to several key aspects of board committee work and structure, including legal and practical distinctions between board and administrative committees. Topics include the role and structure of board committees, as well as the various types of board committees commonly used in Ohio school districts. Hear examples of typical board committees and get answers to your questions.

Presenter: Cheryl W. Ryan, director of board and management services, OSBA

$50

This webinar is 60 minutes in length.

Have you ever looked in despair at your towering inbox, bulging file cabinets and old data storage systems? School districts create an enormous amount of paper and electronic records but sometimes struggle with managing them. This webinar, loaded with practical tips and easy-to-access resources, will demystify the laws and administrative requirements governing public records requests and retention. It’s scheduled to coincide with your year-end cleanup and specifically designed for district employees whose job duties include maintaining records and responding to records requests.

Presenter: Jennifer A. Hardin, deputy director of legal services, OSBA

$50