What Board Members Need to Know About The Brown Act

April 22, 2024

This two-hour workshop is designed to provide school superintendents/boards of education, school and community college trustees, and school administrators with an overview of the Ralph M. Brown Act, also known as the open meeting law. The Brown Act guarantees the public’s right to attend and participate in meetings of governmental legislative bodies. Topics in this workshop include:

•  Agendas – posting and agenda language
•  Teleconferencing
•  Open session/closed session
•  Social media – new case from the United States Supreme Court impacting social media of school district board members
•  Public comment
•  Disruption at board meetings
•  Remedies for non-compliance

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