MSEA Center for Legal Affairs
Contact: Kristy Anderson, Esq., 800.448.6782 ext. 3667
How to Plan and Conduct a Local Affiliate Election
This training will help local affiliate nominating committees to plan and conduct internal local elections. It will be most beneficial early in the year, before local governance bodies have acted on an election schedule or election rules.
Legal Rights and Responsibilities for Affiliate Boards of Directors
This training advises local affiliate boards of directors of their legal rights and responsibilities and their fiduciary responsibilities. This is particularly helpful to new board members and to affiliates whose boards are experiencing difficulties. The content of this training can be tailored to address current local issues.
Legal Rights and Responsibilities for Teachers and/or ESPs
This training is tailored to the needs of the local and can address current legal issues or concerns, such as handling child abuse investigations. The presentation can be made countywide, to a specific school or group of schools, or to a particular segment of membership, such as high school teachers or school bus drivers.
Legal Rights of Prospective Teachers
Student teacher groups or college classes of prospective teachers will benefit from this workshop. The presentation can be tailored to the needs of the audience and includes legal issues of which students should be aware when they enter the teaching profession, as well as an update on non-tenured teachers’ rights and responsibilities.