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NHSBA is pleased to introduce this new service in an effort to provide our members with greater access to NHSBA training events.  As all school boards know, the Right to Know law is a vital component of New Hampshire’s long-standing tradition of encouraging openness and transparency with respect to government proceedings.  Navigating through the various aspects of the Right to Know law is not always easy.  This webinar series is designed to assist school boards as they sort through the complexities of this important aspect of school board governance.
 
Please note the following:

 
  • All webinars listed below will be held twice – at 12:00pm and again at 6:30pm on the day listed.  Each webinar will be conducted live.  The Registration page will indicate this.
  • Each webinar will last approximately one hour.
  •  The registration fee for each webinar is $10.00.
  • Upon registering, NHSBA will send a confirmation email that will include a webinar link and instructions on how to access the webinar.

Litigation & Consequences - What Happens if Our Board Gets Sued?

Online Webinar

Thursday, April 26, 2018

This webinar will review pertinent statute and case law that address what happens if a school board has a Right to Know law petition filed against it.  This webinar will address steps in typical Right to Know law litigation and what the Court can or may order as a remedy.
 
Please click here to register. 

Right to Know Law Overview for New School Board Members

Online Webinar

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
 
This webinar will repeat the topics discussed during the April 12th webinar. This webinar is geared for new school board members and will cover basic aspects of the Right to Know law, including the definition of a “meeting”, when can a school board enter non-public session, and when does e-mail use create a meeting or create a public record?
 
Please click here to register. 

Public Notice & Minutes

Online Webinar

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

NHSBA receives many inquiries about what sufficient meeting notice entails and is required to be in legally sufficient minutes.  This webinar will address both those topics.  We will also discuss the Board’s obligation with “draft” minutes and the sealing and un-sealing non-public session minutes.
 
Please click here to register.