Browse by Category

  • Date Asc
  • Date Desc
  • Name
  • Media Type
K-12

58 item(s) found
Disciplining Students with Disabilities: Rules for Students with IEPs and Section 504 Plans
  • Thursday, November 14
  • Webinar
Joanne Butler

Please join Joanne Butler as she explains in clear and easy-to-understand terms the process of disciplining students with disabilities, and what to do when you can't.

Truancy Troubles: Understanding the Legal Issues and Dealing with Chronically-Absent Students
  • Tuesday, November 19
  • Webinar
Erin D. Gilsbach

Please join Erin D. Gilsbach, Esq., an experienced school law attorney, as she examines the issue of truancy and its impact on schools and individual students. She will examine the interplay between disability and truancy and provide effective solutions to common issues related to individual student absenteeism. In addition, she will provide best-practice tips and tools for addressing the significant issue of chronic absenteeism on a school-wide basis.

FERPA and Classroom Technology: Avoid the Pitfalls and Stay Compliant
  • Wednesday, November 20
  • Webinar
Kathleen E. Dion

Please join attorney Kathleen E. Dion as she explains how schools can make use of the latest technologies in the classroom without compromising student privacy and FERPA.

Student Mental Health and the Law: Best Practices to Ensure School Safety
  • Thursday, November 21
  • Webinar
Erin D. Gilsbach

Please join school law attorney Erin D. Gilsbach as she provides practical tips and tools for schools regarding establishing legally-defensible protocols, practices, and policies. The session will address issues such as identifying students with potential mental health issues, lawfully addressing students expressing suicidal ideation, dealing with the impact of cyberbullying and social media concerns, supporting students with mental health needs, and more. The session also provides a concrete and detailed look at common school practices regarding student mental health issues, including approaches that have been found to be appropriate under the law as well as those that have been found by the courts to be detrimental to student well-being and/or violative of the rights of students with mental health disabilities.

Oppositional Defiant Disorder: Classroom Management Strategies for Working with Challenging Students
  • Friday, November 22
  • Webinar
Dr. John Jensen

Please join Dr. John Jensen, licensed clinical psychologist and education consultant, for a webinar designed to help teachers and staff manage students with ODD. While geared specifically towards Oppositional Defiant Disorder, the techniques identified in this indispensable session will help even the most experienced educator identify new approaches towards behavior management that can be applied to any difficult student or group dynamic.

SROs, School Police, and Private Security: Legal Guidance for Schools
  • Wednesday, December 4
  • Webinar
Erin Gilsbach

Please join nationally recognized school law expert Erin D. Gilsbach, Esq., as she discusses the wide-ranging legal issues surrounding the use of SROs, school police, and school security. She will also address the relationship between schools and local police, and will provide guidance regarding referrals to law enforcement and effective drafting of memorandums of understanding (MOUs) between schools and local police forces.

LGBTQ Discrimination and Other Tricky Issues for Schools: New Developments
  • Friday, December 6
  • Webinar
Melissa Fleischer

Please join Melissa Fleischer for a detailed review of recent case law on these issues, and stay up-to-date on new cases so that you best understand your legal requirements to avoid discrimination and prevent harassment to your LGBTQ students and staff/teachers.

Public School Construction Projects: Legal Issues to Consider
  • Wednesday, December 11
  • Webinar
Richard Verstegen

Please join Richard Verstegen for this discussion regarding the various school construction types and phases, contract review, and negotiating changes to such contracts.

FMLA Compliance: Special Rules for Schools
  • Friday, December 13
  • Webinar
Melissa Fleischer

Please join Melissa Fleischer, attorney at law, as she explains step-by-step the rules relating to FMLA compliance in general and focuses on the special requirements for schools.

Federal OCR and EEOC Unlawful Discrimination Complaints: A Comprehensive Guide for Schools
  • Monday, December 16
  • Webinar
Erin Gilsbach

Please join attorney Erin Gilsbach as she discusses concepts such as when schools should involve attorneys, early resolution procedures and their pros and cons, essential components of a written response, investigation procedures, the nature of the authority and limitations of authority assigned to federal investigators, and the legal rights of the school during and after the investigation process.

Legally-Defensible Investigations: A Step-by-Step Approach to Conducting Student and Employment Investigations Designed to Prevent Liability
  • Tuesday, December 17
  • Webinar
Erin D. Gilsbach

Please join Atty. Erin D. Gilsbach as she goes step-by-step through a model investigation process, explaining the legal benefits of specific practices, pointing out common errors and pitfalls, and identifying areas where the process could or should be tailored to suit the specific needs of the school.

Vaping in School: Policies and Procedures for Managing the Epidemic
  • Wednesday, December 18
  • Webinar
Melissa Fleischer

Please join Melissa Fleischer as she addresses the vaping/juuling epidemic and provide strategies for school administrators to cope lawfully and practically.

Combatting Bias in Education: Strategies to Avoid Discrimination and Foster Inclusivity
  • On-demand
Megan Farrell

Please join Megan Farrell for a practical, issues-focused discussion of the challenges educators face in addressing bias throughout the sector. This session will highlight key areas of concern and discuss how to implement change, as necessary. Aside from discussing change, we will also explore mechanisms to track the results of your intervention to assist in funding initiatives in the future.

Social Media and Students with Special Needs
  • On-demand
Erin D. Gilsbach

Please join Erin Gilsbach as she discusses student needs and school legal obligations related to student use of social media by students with disabilities. She addresses instances where FAPE under the IDEA and/or Section 504 may require schools to provide additional services and accommodations for students with special needs to help them deal with issues such as cyberbullying, the impact that social media can have on students with social skills deficits, online safety, and student data privacy.

Wage and Hour Issues in K-12 Schools: FLSA and Beyond
  • On-demand

Please join attorney Richard Verstegen for a presentation that addresses recent developments and provides insight on how employers should be responding to these developments.

7 Key Rules that Schools Need to Know about Online Options, Digital Education, and Special Ed Law
  • On-demand
Erin D. Gilsbach

Please join Atty. Erin D. Gilsbach as she provides critical information that every special education administrator needs to know about technology, special education, I:1/BYOD programs, and legal liability, including adhering to pseudo-parental-permission requirements when using online learning systems and apps for student education, addressing CIPA-related issues, and protecting student privacy in a digital world.

Refine Search Results