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TASPA Webinar Series




The Texas Association of School Personnel Administrators (TASPA), in partnership with the law firm of Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle, P.C., proudly present the 2020-21 Webinar Series.

This webinar series is a TASPA member benefit and is presented at no charge to TASPA members. Non-TASPA members who register and attend this webinar will be invoiced $25 following the event.

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Upcoming WEBINARS:

Legal Issues Related to Remote Instruction


With teachers and other support staff connecting with students through a range of digital tools, what are the privacy issues that personnel administrators should be aware of? The biggest law that human resources should be aware of is the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, or FERPA, which protects the confidentiality of student educational information. The US Department of Education has offered some guidance on this issue and the information in this session will help personnel administrator effectively support their instructional staff during times of virtual instruction and services.


Date: November 19, 2020

Time: 10:00 - 11:15 am



Title IX Part One: How Do The New Title IX Regulations Impact Human Resources?


When personnel administrators hear Title IX, they usually think of students. So what do the new Title IX regulations say and what does that mean for human resources? These experienced school lawyers will provide the information you need to know.

Date: January 21, 2021
Time: 10:00 - 11:15 am


Title IX Part Two: Investigating and Making Decisions about Title IX Complaints


What happens when you find yourself responsible for investigating, or making final decisions about, Title IX complaints? The new Title IX rules, and related policies, are very specific so this presentation will walk you through those processes.

Date: March 2, 2021
Time: 10:00 - 11:15 am



What Does a Recent Supreme Court’s Decision Mean for Gay or Transgender Employees?


In June of 2019, the US Supreme Court ruled that federal nondiscrimination laws protect employees from being discriminated against “simply for being homosexual or transgender.” So what does that mean for school personnel administrators when an employee feels they have experienced such discrimination, and how do you handle supervisor, parent, or colleague complaints about not wanting to work with, or expose their child to, “one of them?” Experienced school lawyers will help you effectively and legally respond to these issues.

Date: May 12, 2020
Time: 10:00 - 11:15 am