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Training That Addresses General Employee Law Topics and Issues Pertinent to School Staff

Absences from the Workplace

(40 minutes)

This course provides awareness training about federal laws that cover employee absences from the workplace for family hnd medical leave, military leave, and jury duty leave.

AIDS in the Workplace

(30 minutes)

This course presents the facts and myths about HIV, the risk of infection, fair employment practices related to HIV-infected employees, and how to appropriately interact with co-workers with HIV and AIDS.

Civil Rights in Child Nutrition Programs — USDA

(20 minutes – Also available in Spanish)

The purpose of this course is to educate school food services and nutrition supervisors and frontline staff in their civil rights responsibilities and to define USDA civil rights requirements and ensure that they are met.

Computer Security

(50 minutes)

This course defines measures employees can take to ensure the security of computer systems, respond to potential security violations, recognize essential and sensitive data and its associated protections, and identify authorized computer uses.

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Cultural Sensitivity In Schools

(10 minutes – M-193)

The goals of this course are to define diversity, explain the benefits of diversity in the workplace, and provide examples of employee behaviors that help to create a culture of diversity.

Disability in the Workplace

(30 minutes)

This course explains how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provides protection to individuals with disabilities. Employees will learn how the ADA affects employment practices and how to recognize situations that meet or violate the ADA.

Discrimination-Free Workplace

(50 minutes)

This course educates employers and managers on issues relating to discrimination in the workplace and practical considerations for avoiding discriminatory practices.

Drug and Alcohol Awareness — Employee

(60 minutes)

This course provides employees with basic drug and alcohol abuse education. The course provides useful, general information about an employee’s responsibilities and is intended to supplement an individual organization’s drug-free workplace policy.

Drug and Alcohol Awareness — Supervisor

(65 minutes)

This course provides supervisors with basic drug and alcohol abuse education. The course provides useful, general information about a supervisor’s responsibilities and is intended to supplement an individual organization’s drug-free workplace policy.

Drug-Free Workplace

(20 minutes)

This course details ways to recognize possible substance abuse, how to get help for others or oneself, and the appropriate reporting procedures.

Employee Concerns

(60 minutes)

This course covers the purpose, scope, and elements of an Employee Concerns Program, the process for resolving workplace concerns, and identifies the rights and responsibilities of employees and management.


(130 minutes)

This course explains the purpose of an ethics program and identifies specific ethics standards. The course helps employees to recognize their responsibilities, identifies disciplinary actions that can result from noncompliance, explains how to properly raise concerns and seek additional counsel, and provides case studies to illustrate ethics principles.

sick1-254x300Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

(20 minutes)

The purpose of this course is to familiarize employers and employees with their rights and responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

(15 minutes)

This course provides employers and employees with the information they need to understand the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), including Federal minimum wage, overtime and child labor regulations and enforcement.

Health Insurance, Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

(20 minutes)

This course explains Titles I and II of the Health Insurance, Portability, and Accountability Act and clarifies common misunderstandings about HIPAA.

Hiring and Lawful Termination

(50 minutes)

This course helps employers and managers identify the laws that provide protection against discrimination, how to apply them when asking interview questions, and how to meet legal requirements and take appropriate actions prior to, during, and after an employment termination.

Homeless Education — An Introduction

(25 minutes)

The purpose of this course is to educate the learner about homelessness in the United States, explain the educational challenges that homeless youth experience, and provide information on the educational rights of homeless students under the McKinney-Vento Act.

Homeless Education — Providing Equal Access

(25 minutes)

The purpose of this course is to educate employees on the requirements of the McKinney-Vento Act and provide information to schools to assist in meeting compliance with the act.

Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction Notice

(5 minutes)

This course was developed to help schools maintain compliance with the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998 by providing all employees annual notice of their rights if they choose to have breast reconstruction following a mastectomy.

newfilelockProtecting Student Data  — also available in Spanish

(15 minutes – M-544)

“Protecting Student Data” details how data breaches occur, explains how to avoid data breaches, and describes what education records are protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Course topics include: social security numbers; networks, computers and mobile devices; communication tools; the Internet; public Wi-Fi; identity authentication; data storage; data destruction; and responding to a data breach.

Sexual Harassment — Employees

(35 minutes)

The goal of this course is to train employees in recognizing sexual harassment as a common form of discrimination, understanding the definition and terminology associated with sexual harassment, recognizing actions that could be considered sexual harassment, understand how to prevent and stop sexual harassment and identify situations that are, or could be become sexual harassment in the workplace.

Sexual Harassment — Managers

(40 minutes)

s03044The goal of this course is to train managers in how to prevent sexual harassment, respond to complaints, and to properly deal with and prevent retaliation.

Uniformed Services Employment & Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)

(15 minutes)

This course provides employees a notice of their rights under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).

Violence in the Workplace

(50 minutes)

​In this course, employees will learn how to recognize and prevent violent behavior. Employees also will learn how to appropriately handle a violent event and what to do after an incident takes place.

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Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA)

Emergency Management

First Aid Equipment & Supplies

Food Safety

Hazard Assessments

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Operations Safety

Personal Productivity

Safe Work Practices & Job Procedures

School Nurse Safety

Student Behavior, Intervention & Support

Student Safety, Wellness & Social Responsibility

Workplace Safety & Regulatory Compliance

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