Workshop: Legal Issues

Course ID - CTD0611-1    

Short Title: Legal Issues     

Audience:       Dept. Chairs
Length of Workshop:        3 hours 
Prerequisite     none

This workshop will provide an overview of important legal issues confronting faculty and staff in post-secondary settings. Through case studies and the discussion of applicable laws, the participants will be introduced to legal concepts important to their role as department chairs. Participants will be given an opportunity to focus on the analytical process of decision-making as practitioners in a college setting; moreover, they will be provided with the opportunity to view critically the policies and procedures necessary to confirm with state and federal laws governing college operations, and specifically, their responsibility as department chairs.


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

  •  Describe some of the legal issues currently confronting faculty and staff in post-secondary settings
  •  Explain the types of legal concepts that impact the role of department chair
  •  Conform with state and federal laws governing college operations and my responsibilities as a department chair



Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0611-1 
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.