TexasISD "Events and Opportunities"

Eichelbaum Wardell Hansen Powell & Mehl, P.C.

Securing Our Schools in the Future, and the Future is Now

Are You Doing All You Can?

September & October 2018

Never has a topic stirred up so much emotion in a community as how schools are going to handle security in the age of mass shootings. This timely webinar will address options open to Texas schools and practical tips on how to implement them from a legal perspective. The session includes an in depth discussion of the considerations that go into the adoption of a policy that would permit employees to carry weapons on school grounds.



  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Student Searches
  • Metal Detectors and Security Checks
  • Intermediate Force Options i.e. Tasers and Stun Guns
  • Outside Security Providers
  • District Police Departments
  • Arming School Employees
  • Additional Options and Policies


Registration Fee:

$150 per computer



9/14/18  |  12:00-1:00 pm
10/5/18  |  12:00-1:00 pm



A Title IX Conference specifically designed for K-12 administrators!

Join us for our fourth annual forum for Title IX coordinators. This conference is designed to provide realistic support to school administrators in order to protect both their students and their districts in matters such as promoting gender equity in athletics and providing an environment free from gender-based harassment.  


This conference is appropriate for Title IX Coordinators, Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents, Campus Administrators, Athletic Directors, Coaches, School Board Trustees, and Teachers.


Title IX Administrators Conference

Wednesday, October 17


Valerie Bonnette - Title IX and Gender Equity Specialist
Ann Patton - Texas Association of School Boards
Doug Phillips - Texas Education Agency
Dennis Eichelbaum - Eichelbaum Wardell Hansen Powell & Mehl, P.C.
Heather Rutland - Eichelbaum Wardell Hansen Powell & Mehl, P.C.


Day 1 Registration Fees

$275 - first person
$200 - each additional person from same district


Title IX Coordinator Boot Camp

Thursday, October 18


The History of Title IX
A Day in the Life of a Title IX Coordinator
How to do an Investigation
Ask the Attorney - Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Being a Title IX Coordinator



Dennis Eichelbaum - Eichelbaum Wardell Hansen Powell & Mehl, P.C.
Holly Wardell - Eichelbaum Wardell Hansen Powell & Mehl, P.C.


Day 2 Registration Fee

$150 per person


Attend Both Days

Registration Fee

$425 - first person
$350 - each additional person from same district


Hotel Info

Austin Marriott North
2600 La Frontera Blvd
Round Rock, TX 78681

Room rate - $142/night  

How to make your reservation:

Call (512) 733-6767 and ask for the "Title IX" block of rooms or click here to make your reservation online.


Continuing Education

Participants are eligible to receive 5 hours of continuing professional education credits through HRCI, SBEC, and Texas Association of School Business Officials.



Legal Issues for School Secretaries

September - October 2018

Arm your school’s first line of defense, your school secretary, with important and helpful information they can use every day. Provide practical methods for handling issues with legal implications a school’s front office frequently confronts. This training will include the latest on bullying, cyberbullying, reporting requirements for SBEC and CPS, FERPA, and social media issues.



  • Admissions/Enrollment
  • Attendance
  • Bullying and Cyberbullying
  • Child Abuse
  • Family Issues
  • Fingerprinting
  • First Amendment
  • Harassment & Discrimination
  • Residency
  • Search & Seizure
  • Sex Offenders
  • Social Media
  • Student Records


Who Should Attend:

School Secretaries, PEIMS Administrators, Office Managers, Attendance Clerks, Counselors


Registration Fee: 

$195 per person


When and Where:

9/18/18  |  9:30 am - 3:30 pm  |  Region 7 ESC

9/24/18  |  9:30 am - 3:30 pm  |  Region 18 ESC

9/25/18  |  9:30 am - 3:30 pm  |  Region 12 ESC

10/2/18  |  9:30 am - 3:30 pm  |  Region 11 ESC

10/9/18  |  9:30 am - 3:30 pm  |  Plano, TX

10/10/18  |  9:30 am - 3:30 pm  |  Austin, TX

10/11/18  |  9:30 am - 3:30 pm  |  Region 14 ESC

10/12/18  |  9:30 am - 3:30 pm  |  Region 16 ESC

10/25/18  |  9:30 am - 3:30 pm  |  Cy-Fair ISD - Berry Center

10/29/18  |  9:30 am - 3:30 pm  |  McAllen Convention Center