COSA Announcements

COSA Board of Directors Nominations Now Open

Are you an active, dedicated COSA member with an interest in serving the national organization?  Do you know someone who would offer energy and insights to COSA?  Consider nominating yourself or a colleague for COSA Board of Directors service. COSA Board members are active and vital participants in COSA programming and publications, and COSA ambassadors to the education and legal communities and the public at large. 

For detailed information on the role of COSA board members and the nominating process, please read the attached Nominating Materials carefully and complete the Nominating QuestionnaireNomination forms must be received by January 12, 2018.

Nominating Materials and Questionnaire

If you have any questions about board service or the nominating process, please contact:

Sonja Trainor, Program Director
NSBA Council of School Attorneys

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 board member Jim Walsh of Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle, Austin, TX for his article, “Seeking Counsel: Conflicting Duties,” which appeared in the August issue of NSBA’s American School Board Journal.  And thanks to COSA board member Marc Terry of Mirick O’Connell, Worcester, Massachusetts for his article, “Bargaining for Innovation” which will be published in the upcoming October issue of the American School Board Journal.

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