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Online Training

30 Ways to Prevent School Arson

This video provides the facts surrounding school arson and outlines the ways that school administrators, faculty and staff can help in the prevention of this dangerous and catastrophic event. Winner of the national PRIMA Achievement Award.

Duration: 16 minutes

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.

CA School Crossing Guard Training

School Crossing Guards (Crossing Guards) are an important part of the community and serve a vital role in the lives of children who walk or bicycle to school. Training is an essential step to help ensure that Crossing Guards are performing properly. The California School Crossing Guard Training Guidelines and accompanying supplemental training materials were created to provide local jurisdictions with the resources to train and vet new and existing Crossing Guards and ultimately to help improve the safety of California’s school-aged children.

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

Day of Injury - Early Injury Reporting

Worker Compensation expenses is one of the most costly expenditures made by every school district each year. Dennis Chandler, the Director of Injury Management for Company Nurse, tells you why the "Day of Injury" is so important to your district.

Duration: 11 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

Empowering youth to combat bullying & cyberbullying

CEO and founder of Community Matters, Rick Phillips, relays the organization’s strategy is to “see the young people in our schools (including those who may have engaged in bullying) not just as the perpetrator but as the solution.”

Duration:  17 minutes

Great Ideas for Media and Technology in Schools

A panel of experts discusses the issues School Districts face in developing policies and programs for using school technology.

Duration: 33 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