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Privacy, Evaluation and Discipline to be Discussed at MCSA Fall Conference

Brad Banasik

By Brad Banasik, MASB Legal Counsel/Director of Labor Relations & Policy

DashBoard, Oct. 11, 2017

The 2017 edition of the Michigan Council of School Attorneys Fall Conference includes two preconference sessions (morning and afternoon) for MASB's Annual Leadership Conference that focus on the legal issues currently confronting school officials.

MCSA President Meg Hackett invites you to attend this one-of-kind opportunity on Thursday, Nov. 9 at the Lansing Center to learn from school law experts about the latest updates and details on complying with school-related laws and court decisions.

School law experts from Clark Hill, Collins & Blaha, Lusk & Albertson, Miller Johnson and the Thrun Law Firm will offer information, insight and guidance on a variety of topics while delivering the following presentations:

  • Education Rights and Legal Issues: Undocumented, Homeless, Foster Care and Other Special Students
  • The Next Step of the Evaluation Process: Using Evaluation Data to Make Personnel Decisions and Provide Merit Pay
  • Protecting the Privacy of Student Records: New Requirements and Trending Issues
  • Update on the Interpretation and Enforcement of Federal Laws and Regulations by the U.S. Government
  • Video and Audio Recordings by Students, Parents and Staff: What are the Legal Issues?
  • What Every School Official Should Know About the 2017 Student Discipline Changes, Seclusion and Restraint, and Disciplining Special Education Students

Whether you are a board member, school administrator or school attorney, these sessions are designed for you if you are interested in the cutting-edge legal issues that confront school districts.

Administrators—earn SCECHs for attending.

School Board Members—earn 20 MASB Education Credits for attending both sessions or 10 for each half-day session.

Register by completing and submitting this form.

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