TexasISD "Events and Opportunities"

Eichelbaum Wardell Hansen Powell & Mehl, P.C.

18th Annual

Seminar on School Finance and Legal Issues

November 30, 2018

Courtyard San Antonio Riverwalk
San Antonio, TX



Friday, November 30, 2018
9:00 am-5:00 pm
(registration begins at 8:00 am)



  • Senator Paul Bettencourt
  • Representative Diego Bernal
  • Keven Ellis - State Board of Education, District 9
  • Ray Freeman - The Equity Center
  • Wayne Pierce - The Equity Center
  • Josh Sanderson - The Equity Center
  • Adam Pierce - The Equity Center
  • Dennis Eichelbaum - Eichelbaum Wardell
  • Eric Muñoz - Eichelbaum Wardell
  • Joe Smith - TexasISD.com



  • State Revenue and Budget Update: Where's the Money Coming From?
  • Texas Commission on Public School Finance
  • How Do We Fix School Finance?
  • Legal Update
  • "Small" Construction Projects
  • 30 in 60 Best Legal Practices



Courtyard San Antonio Riverwalk
207 N. Saint Marys St.
San Antonio, TX 78205

Room rate - $169/night (through Nov 27th)

Click here to make your room reservation online. 



Reduced Fee for Clients & Members - $400
Registration Fee - $450




Every new School Board wants to hit the ground running and look like pros at their first board meeting. This introductory webinar will provide you with the information you need to pull off flawless meetings.

Attendees receive one hour of Tier 3 credit. 


Topics Covered:

  • Meeting Conduct: Using Roberts Rules
  • Motions and Consent Agendas
  • Open Forum
  • Liability
  • Confidentiality
  • Taxes and Budgets
  • First Amendment
  • Appropriate Use of Board Authority

Each webinar session will be presented by Matthew Coleman.


Registration Fee:

$100 per computer


Webinar Sessions:

12/11/18  |  12:00-1:00 pm
12/11/18  |  7:00-8:00 pm


Click here for more information and to register online.

Don’t miss out on this information-packed session about legal aspects of cheerleading and drill teams! This year there will be increased focus on social media policies. 


Participants will be provided practical advice for handling situations often encountered by administrators and coaches.


Topics We'll Cover

  • Social media and cyberbullying
  • Rights associated with extracurricular activities
  • UIL and coaching requirements
  • Options for selecting team members
  • District and staff liability & immunity
  • Transportation and other travel issues
  • Access to education records, score cards
  • Title IX gender issues, LGBT
  • Relevant federal and state court cases
  • Extracurricular codes of conduct
  • Discipline and removal from team
  • Cheerleader constitutions
  • Student and parent complaints


Who Should Attend

Campus Administrators, Directors of Student Services, Directors of Fine Arts, Athletic Directors, Cheer Coaches, Drill Team/Dance Teachers


Registration Fee

$195.00 per person
materials are included with your registration


Check www.edlaw.com for dates and locations.