The KASA School Human Resource Leadership Program is a year-long, four-session series of professional learning events designed to provide in-depth training and networking around an extensive list of legal and policy-based topics.

Each 6-hour session will focus on issues, laws, policies, and HR best practices that school administrators address on a regular basis, particularly school human resource directors.


Module 1:
Personnel Essentials: Managing the End of the School Year

March 14, 2018  •  1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  •  Lexington Center

Held in conjunction with the KASA Education, Law, and Finance Institute


The School Human Resource Leadership Program – presented by Owens Saylor, KASA

Personnel Essentials – presented by Wayne Young, JD, KASA  


Module 1 continued
Hiring Hot Topics

March 15, 2018  •  8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  •  Lexington Center

Held in conjunction with the KASA Education, Law, and Finance Institute


Discrimination and Harassment – How is discrimination and harassment in the workplace defined?  What due process steps are critical when a complaint is filed?  What’s the right way to conduct an investigation?  What should be considered when action is to be taken?    


Hiring Hot Topics – presented by Dr. Dustin Brumbaugh, Madison County Schools

Proper job descriptions  Creating applications and posting positions

The implications of contracts                                  Defining the work day and year

The hazards of extra-duty assignments              Option 6 and Alternative Certifications

Salary Schedules and Stipends                              The role of the SBDM in hiring

Best practices in interviewing personnel              New requirement for background checks


Module 2:   
The First 100 Days / Workplace Culture
July 25, 2018 * 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. * The Galt House Hotel
Held in conjunction with the KASA Annual Leadership Institute

Module 3:   6 hours, one day training in December 2018 – KASA Training Center, Frankfort, KY

Module 4:   6 hours held March 2019 in conjunction with the Education, Law, & Finance Institute

Intended Audience

Any school administrator with human resource responsibilities or anyone desiring to learn more about human resources.


Complete Program
(all four modules)


Modules 1 & 4
$229 each

Modules 2 & 3
$199 each

The Program
  • Provides HR professionals (or other leaders) opportunities to learn and network with administrative level colleagues who share similar responsibilities
  • Provides a forum to demonstrate competence with technical and operational aspects of HR management including ensuring compliance with federal and state laws and regulations relative to school personnel management
  • 6 hours of EILA credit will be awarded for attendance at each session
  • May result in the awarding of a credential that supports program legitimacy and supports the participant’s potential for career advancement. 

Registration Changes and Cancellations
Written cancellation requests received by March 2, 2018 will receive a refund minus $29 cancellation fee. Written cancellation requests received after March 2, 2018 will not be refunded. Written cancellation requests must be sent to