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June 14, 2022
2022 TASSP's Education Law Conference for Principals

Join us for TASSP's one-day conference June 14th in Austin, TX on current legal issues of particular concern to school administrators with the following presentations by Walsh Gallegos attorneys: 

 

Three Hot Button Issues Any Principal Might Face | Jim Walsh 

Every day administrators face issues that elicit strong opinions from their communities. Such issues include: curriculum challenges (CRT), requests to remove a book, and dress codes. Learn what issues you might face and strategies to handle them on your campus.

 

Business-Related Issues Every Principal Needs to Know About | Eddy Perez

While educating students is a principal’s main focus, there are many business-related issues that impact school administration.  Eddy Perez will address common business-related matters that administrators need to know to run a successful campus.

 

Principal Leadership in Special Education | Eric Rodriguez

Principals are the leaders of their campuses, and leadership is critical in the special education realm. Successful special education departments have strong principals who support them in the implementation of special education programs. Eric Rodriguez will address the important role principals play in special education.

May 4, 2022
TASPA Webinar - Employee Mental Health Issues

Be sure to attend TASPA's webinar on May 4th addressing employee mental health issues. Here's a sneak peak of what attorneys Melanie Gregg Charleston and Morgan Beam will be presenting:

 

Employee Mental Health Issues

There is no question that the past 24 months has put a significant toll on educators, and that prolonged period of stress may result in school employees suffering from mental health issues. Federal and state non-discrimination laws prohibit employers from discriminating against employees with mental health conditions, but accommodating those with mental illness can sometimes be challenging in the school setting. Learn about what inquiries can (and can’t) be made regarding employee mental health conditions, and how to effectively, and legally, implement reasonable accommodations.

 

Click HERE to see the full list of 2022 TASPA webinars presented by Walsh Gallegos.

February 8, 2022
2022 TASB Student Voices Scholarships

For the last several years, we've been partnering with TASB to provide 5 students with a $1,500 scholarship at TASB's Governance Camp. Managing Shareholder Joe De Los Santos works with a TASB Committee to narrow down hundreds of applicants and Paula Maddox Roalson, a shareholder in our Houston office, moderates the Student Voices Scholarship Panel, where students share their own personal journeys in public education. Joe and Paula sat down with TASB for an interview on what Student Voices means to Walsh Gallegos - check out the article here.

 

This year's conference is taking place on March 2-5th in Galveston, Texas. Click here to find more information about this event and get ready to learn from experts and peers about best practices, network with new and familiar faces, and hear firsthand from students about their educational experiences. Walsh Gallegos will be presenting the two topics below on Thursday, March 3rd - don't miss out!

 

 

For further information about the law firm: contact Diana Stangl at 512-454-6864 at the firm's principal office in Austin, Texas