Participants should preare to hear Dr. Mike Dulaney, NCSA Executive Director, share sound advocacy skills surrounding legislative policies as they relate to current topics in education. Participants will also hear from Drs. Chris Thomas and Jamie Kudlats, hosts of the biweekly podcast Chalk and Gavel. Drs. Thomas and Kudlats will offer insights on current legal issues and topics that shape schools beyond Nebraska's boarders (ex: student speech on social media platforms; academic freedoms).