10th Annual Federal & State Law Update
Starting 5/12/2016 at 1:00 PM and ending on 5/14/2016 at 4:15 PM
Event Groups:
• KSBA - KSBA Events

Registration for this training is now closed.  You may register on-site if you still wish to attend.  Please let Jolene Shearer know if you will be registering more than one person on-site so that we may provide materials to everyone.

Join KSBA’s experienced staff for a session that will provide you with the latest in federal and Kentucky legislation, regulation, case law, U.S. Office of Civil Rights opinions, Kentucky attorney general opin­ions and policy and procedures update preview.

New law must be implemented when it becomes effective. Don’t miss this vital update of federal and state legal changes that will affect school district management next school year.

It is crucial that staff be aware of these legal changes and hot liabil­ity topics. This conference covers new law and current hot topics.

• New federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
• New law from the 2016 Kentucky legislative session
• Federal and state regulation update
• Annual policy and procedure update preview
• Highlights from new case law and attorney general opinions
• U.S. Department of Justice update
• Office of Civil Rights update
• New security breach regulation
• Safety threats to our schools and how to respond

Special Board Member Session Topics:
• Your powers and responsibilities as a board (policy)
• Ethics (two sessions)

9 house of EILA
12 hours of Board Credit available

May 12 – 12:30 p.m.
May 13 – 8 a.m.
May 14 – 8:30 a.m.

May 12 –1 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
May 13 –8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
May 14 –9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Lunch will be provided to those attending sessions for a full day, included in the registration fee.

May 12 - $100
May 13 - $200
May 12 &13 - $250

Specialty Topics for Board Members Only (as space is limited)

May 14 - $120

Hotel Information:
Embassy Suites
1801 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40511
(859) 455-5000 or 1-800-EMBASSY

We have a block of rooms at the Embassy Suites at the rate of $139.95 per night for May 11-13. You must make your reservation before April 12 and identify yourself as a member of the Kentucky School Boards Association group to get this rate.

Please submit a purchase order number or payment no later than May 7.

Please notify us at least 10 days prior to the date of the activity if you need special arrangements due to a disabling condition or food allergy. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Shearer at the Kentucky School Boards Association, 1-800-372-2962, ext. 1107 or jolene.shearer@ksba.org.

No cancellations allowed after April 12, but substitutions may be made.


Teresa T. Combs
KSBA Director of Legal and Administrative Training

Hope McLaughlin
KSBA Director of Government Relations

John Fogle III
KSBA Staff Attorney

Katrina Kinman
KSBA Director of Policy and eMeeting Services

Janet Jeanes
KSBA Principal Policy Consultant

Kim Barker-Burton
KSBA Senior Policy Consultant and eMeeting Program Manager

Garnett Thurman
KSBA Policy Consultant and eMeeting Trainer

Brad Hughes
KSBA Director of Member Support Services

Guest Speakers:

Jon Akers
Kentucky Center for School Safety Director

KDE Attorneys
Kevin Brown and Amy Peabody


Embassy Suites, Lexington
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