Sports Law Update for Districts

June 6th in Sidney, Ohio - Advance Registration Required

Workshop Description & Overview

Join Us for this MRESC Legal Series event with Attorney Lisa Burleson

Target Audience: Athletic Directors, Principals, Superintendents, Supervisors and other school personnel playing a leadership role in a District's athletic program.

Overview: Topics to be covered will include: Title IX considerations for K-12 districts; protecting students from sexual misconduct; best practices for dealing with booster groups; considerations when recruiting and supervising volunteers; discipline of coaching personnel; handling of donations; ticket money; OHSAA legal news; and more.


Date: June 6, 2019

Time: 9:00 - 11:30 am (Please Arrive 15 Minutes Early to Sign-In & Find Your Seat)

Location: Botkins Local School, Room: Multi-Purpose Room, Botkins, Ohio*

*Location finalized by ESC on 4/11/19

Contact Hours: 2.5

Costs/Registration Fees:

  • $35 per person - Shelby, Logan, Hardin, Madison, and Champaign County Districts

  • $50 per person - Districts and agencies not listed above.

Agenda (June 6th )

8:45 am - Arrive for Check-In

9:00 am - Welcome & Introductions

9:10 am - Sports Law 101

10:50 am - Questions & Answer Period

11:20 am - Wrap Up & Evaluation

11:30 am - Session Ends

Faculty/Presenter: Lisa Burleson, Owner & Founder of Burleson Law Offices, LLC. Looking for More Information about Lisa Burleson: Click on Her Photo to the Left

*Please arrive 15 minutes early as our session will begin promptly at 9:00 am.

Registration Deadline

May 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm

  • Space is limited to the first 40 registrants. Register Early to Secure Your Seat!


Thursday, June 6th, 9-11:30am

404 East State Street

Botkins, OH

What time should I arrive at the training site? Please arrive 15 minutes early to each session to complete the check-in process. Please enter through the main entrance and check-in with the Office before proceeding to the second floor multi-purpose room.

Food & Beverage: Bottled water and assorted breakfast bars will be available at the beginning of the session. While coffee or other food will not be served, participants are free to bring snack items for themselves or to share with the group. Please plan accordingly…..

What You Should Bring? Participants should bring note taking materials and writing utensils with them to the session.

Our Cancellation Policy - Cancellations must be received by May 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm. Cancellations received outside of this policy will not be accepted. Attendees and/or employing districts will be billed accordingly.

Midwest Regional Educational Service Center

Our Vision/Mission: The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center serves and supports students, families, and districts as an innovative educational partner.