- Beginning on January 1, 2019, Leadership Training Course 503 will be required for RAA, RMSAA, and CAA designations. December 31, 2018, will be the last date for passing the CAA Exam without the completion of LTC 503.
Beginning on January 1, 2019, Leadership Training Course 510 will be required for CMAA designation and completion of a minimum of five (5) LTI Electives, one 600 level, one 700 level, and three additional electives from any level.
LTC 510: Legal Issues IV (Social Media, Transgender Participation, Event Management & Security, Pregnant & Parenting Student-Athletes, & Intellectual Property) is available in the NIAAA Classroom as an interactive online course you can take on your own time, at your own pace, and wherever you would like. This four-hour course includes a digital manual, an interactive teaching style, instructional videos and more to help make the learning process easy and convenient for you.
This course provides in-depth coverage of the legal standards governing the authority of schools to sanction student-athletes and athletics personnel for misuse of electronic communications tools and inappropriate postings on social media, including strategies for developing and implementing effective social media policies, along with extensive coverage of the legal mandates imposed by courts and legislatures related to event management and security, legal issues regarding the participation by transgender students in school sports programs, the rights of pregnant and parenting student-athletes that must be respected by interscholastic athletics programs, and the intellectual property issues related to schools sports nicknames, logos, and mascots.
To access this course, please login to the NIAAA member portal and select "Classroom" then "Enter the Classroom" from the black menu bar. The course is available in the Professional Development Academy section of the Classroom with a cost of $125 for members and $210 for non-members. Also available in the Classroom are LTCs 501, 502, 504, 506 & 508.