Student & Staff Speech Rights
• Participants will learn more concerning student and staff rights relating to the recent debate over individuals kneeling or sitting during the national anthem, with a focus on students and visitors in the stands, as well as athletes and coaches on the playing field or court.
• The student speech topic will also cover when a student may or may not display the Confederate flag, whether
on clothing, on a vehicle in the school parking lot, or away from school.
• Speech rights on social media will cover the rights of both students and staff members to post on personal as
well as school media sites.
Attendance & Truancy
This segment will address
• compulsory-age students and Iowa's truancy laws, to include the nuances between elementary and
•tuition-free education in Iowa;
•issues relating to attendance age (regarding the youngest and oldest students);
•how issues regarding transportation discipline may affect attendance, and more.
Facilitator: Matt Carver, SAI legal services director
Registration fee: (includes continental breakfast and lunch) $110 for SAI members, $220 for non-members.
Cancellation: Notification must be received three business days prior to the workshop for a refund of the registration fees. Contact us here or call 515-267-1115 to let us know if you're unable to attend.
Licensure renewal credit: learn your options for earning credit here.