Ethics in Educational Governance

January 18, 2018

A two-hour training designed to provide school and community college trustees and administrators with an overview of ethics laws pertaining to school officials, including:

• Transparency laws, such as the Brown Act and Public Records Act.
• Conflict of interest laws such as Government Code section 1090 and Political Reform Act.
• Perks of office: laws relating to gift and travel restrictions, gifts of public funds, mass mailing prohibition, etc.
• Laws relating to fair processes, such as competitive bidding requirements, incompatible offices, due process requirements.