Legal Jumpstart Webinar for Newly Elected Trustees

Legal Jumpstart Webinar for Newly Elected Trustees


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Begin your term informed and prepared. Spend 90 information-packed minutes getting up to speed on the most recent legislation, board meeting insights, and other important legal topics to hit the ground running.

Attendees receive 1.5 hours of continuing education credit through TASB.

Topics Covered:

  • The Role of the Trustee
  • The Texas Open Meetings Act
  • Robert’s Rules of Order
  • Motions and Consent Agendas
  • Public Forum
  • The Texas Public Information Act
  • Board Ethics
  • Liability
  • Confidentiality
  • Basic Taxes and Budgets
  • Division of Authority
  • Appropriate Use of Board Authority
  • Responding to Employee, Student, and Community Complaints

Presented by Tyler P. Ezell.