COSA Announcements

2018 COSA Award Nominations Now Open!

Nomination Form Click here

Nominations may be submitted for the COSA Award for Distinguished Service and the Award for Lifetime  Achievement.  Submit your nominations on or before  Wednesday, October 4, 2017 for awards to be presented in April 2018 at the School Law Seminar in San Antonio,  Texas.

View the FACT SHEET for specific guidelines for making nominations.

Questions regarding nominations: Sonja Trainor, Program  Director, Council of School Attorneys (COSA) 

Call for Proposals Posted

The Call for Proposals for COSA’s 2018 School Law Seminar has been posted! COSA encourages its members to submit proposals for presentations on topics of crucial relevance to school attorneys and their K-12 school board clients. Please see the Call for Proposals for selection criteria, topics sought this year, and submission form. Submissions are due July 7.

COSA Welcomes 38th Affiliated State Council of School Attorneys
Indiana becomes COSA’s 38th affiliated state Council of School Attorneys.
Thanks go to Andrew Manna, COSA Board Member and Seamus Boyce, Past COSA Board Member, Church, Church, Hittle & Antrim; and Lisa Tanselle, General Counsel, and Julie Slavens, Staff Attorney, Indiana School Boards Association, who were instrumental in facilitating the affiliation of the Indiana state council of school attorneys.

Thank You COSA Members!

Thanks to COSA member Jasmine Wightman, Texas Association of School Boards, for her article The Opt-Out Generation that was published in the June issue of NSBA's American School Board Journal and to Kate Wilkinson, Oregon School Boards Association, for her article Lunchroom Revolution that was published in the February issue of NSBA's American School Board Journal.

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