Workshop: Sunshine Law, Public Records and Conflict of Interest 

Course ID - CTD0610 

Short Title: Legal Issues  

(Course ID, Reference #, or Keyword title can be used to find and register for this course in Odyssey) 

Audience:   Academic and Student Services Deans, Associate Deans, Dept Chairs, Directors and Managers
Length of Workshop:    3 hours
Prerequisite None

This workshop will focus upon the M-DC administrator's role as it relates to the Sunshine Law, Public Records and issues of Conflict of Interest.  Topics will include: Sunshine Law - who must abide by it, notice and procedural requirements, exceptions, and the consequences for failure to comply; Public Records - what materials are public records, who must abide by it, exemptions, and retention of records; Conflict of Interest - statutory provisions, who has a conflict, reporting and penalties.


 As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the scope of the Sunshine Law
  • Describe who must abide by the Sunshine Law
  • Explain how meetings and discussions are impacted by the Sunshine Law
  • Describe exceptions to the Sunshine Law
  • Describe consequences for failure to comply with the Sunshine Law
  • Describe what materials are considered public records
  • Identify exemptions to public records
  • Explain appropriate retention of records
  • Describe the statutory provisions of conflict of interest



Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0610 
Course Title: Legal Issues 
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.