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Online Training

A Project Manager's Guide to Accessible School Parking Areas and Entrances

This new online training program is a comprehensive educational tool designed for school district Facilities project managers and staff responsible for providing school campuses which are consistent with the accessibility building standards. With interactive features, loads of real world examples, graphic demonstrations and relevant resource documents at your fingertips, this is a visual reference guide that you can come back to again and again.

California Public Records Act

Attorney, Rob Cutbirth, discusses the challenges associated with the California Public Records Act. This presentation will give you the basic guidelines for compliance and talk about some of the "Red Flag" issues facing every district.

Duration: 15 minutes

Contracts: An Overview of Key Tips and Strategies

SIA Chief Counsel, Rob Cutbirth, discusses the writing and negotiating of school district contracts. Also discussed are insurance and indemnity clauses and how to protect the district from legal claims.

Duration: 24 minutes

Drug and Alcohol Abuse in the Workplace

An informative discussion of the issues related to Drug and Alcohol Abuse in the Workplace setting. Featuring Patrick Prince, an expert and consultant in this area.

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

Liability Protection and Insurance Coverage Issues

This presentation discussed some of the important differences between Schools Insurance Authority and insurance companies. Attorney, Rob Cutbirth, talks about the benefits for school districts in obtaining their liability protection from SIA and what happens when a claim is filed.

Duration: 21 minutes

Risk Avoidance at School Celebrations

Holiday parties and other social celebrations are a fun opportunity for employees to gather and build relationships.  These celebrations can also be a problem when alcohol and inappropriate behavior are present.   Events sponsored or associated with the school district  increase the district’s  risk exposure.  Learn about the potential liabilities and how losses can be prevented.

Duration: 8 minutes