Making schools a place where everyone can succeed.

Upcoming Events


San Mateo County Office of Education
Student Discipline Training Series

Date: October 21, 2019
Title: Discipline Basics/Special Education Discipline
Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Date: December 2, 2019
Title:  Creating a Culturally Competent Discipline Process/Trauma-Sensitive Alternatives to Discipline with Case Studies
Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Date: February4, 2020
Title: Title IX: 101/Investigating Discriminatory Harassment Complaints
Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Date: March 23, 2020
Title: Creating Safe Schools: Strategies for Effective Bullying Intervention and Transgender Students’ Rights, Privacy and Facilities
Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Location: 101 Twin dolphin Drive, Redwood City CA

Details: Download Flier Here



Sacramento County Office of Education
Student Discipline Training Series

Date: December 11, 2019
Title: Student Discipline Basics
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Sacrament COE, Conference Center Room

Date: March 11, 2020
Title: Expulsion Hearings and Other Related Issues
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Sacrament COE, Mather Room

Date: May 4, 2020
Title: Trauma Informed Alternatives to Discipline
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Sacrament COE, Mather Room

Legal Services


DDL offers an array of legal services to support school districts in the area of Student Issues.
Some of the areas in which DDL provides legal representation and support include:


  • Advising school districts on issues related to student discipline
  • Special education discipline
  • County appeals of disciplinary decisions
  • Pupil records
  • Public records requests
  • SARB/SART
  • Section 504
  • Legal representation at disciplinary administrative hearings of school sites, Administrative Panels, and/or Governing Boards
  • Responding to subpoenas
  • Medication monitoring
  • Inter/intra district transfers
  • Homelessness/foster youth issues
  • Revisions to Board Policies and Administrative Regulations and many others.