LEGAL ONE Webinar Archives

We know that getting out of your district isn’t always easy. That’s why we are pleased to offer these one-hour school law webinars on timely issues. Each webinar will include a brief overview of the latest developments in select areas of school law, followed by a Q & A (when participating in a Live session). Purchase these as a bundle or individually (including archived webinars).



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Individual Webinars 20-21

Addressing HIB in Turbulent Times: What Every ABS Needs to Know 


Original Broadcast Date: August 26, 2020
Cost: $40

Every Anti-Bullying Specialist needs to be ready to “hit the ground running” on Day One of the new school year.  This webinar will provide updates on the latest developments related to New Jersey’s Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights, including a review of how recent events related to COVID-19 and racial injustice have resulted in new forms of HIB.  Participants will learn about the most recent case law, and receive tips for conducting virtual investigations when necessary.
 
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Complimentary Webinars


Coronavirus and Our Schools: Getting the Facts, Planning for the Future

Original Broadcast Date:  March 18, 2020
Duration: 1 hr
Cost: FREE

In this FREE webinar, participants will receive a summary of the latest information on the 2019 novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19, from the NJDE and NJDH, as well as from the CDC. Participants will be provided with the most up-to-date information on confirmed cases, potential indicators of infection, at-risk populations, responding to students or staff who may be quarantined or otherwise be absent, preventative measures that should be taken, and key elements of required district plans for potential health-related school closures that include how to still address the 180-day requirement. Finally, participants will receive guidance on addressing the stigma and discrimination.

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Developing a Comprehensive School Tobacco Policy that Addresses Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems
Presented by LEGAL ONE and the New Jersey Prevention Network (NJPN)


July 2019

Duration: 1 hr
Cost: FREE

Presenters: David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director; Diane Litterer, CEO & Executive Director, NJPN

Vaping and other tobacco use is a public health and behavioral health issue that requires having an effective comprehensive school tobacco policy. In response to this need, Tobacco-Free for a Healthy NJ was created as an initiative funded through a grant from the NJ Department of Health. Under this initiative, LEGAL ONE at FEA has partnered with NJPN to create a webinar recording that focuses on key considerations to help schools develop a comprehensive 100% tobacco-free/vape-free school policy.

This webinar recording features a school tobacco policy template, along with beneficial related resources, that schools can use to update an existing policy or as the full version provided. 


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Individual Webinars 19-20

HIB and the Changing Legal Landscape

Original Broadcast Date: August 26, 2019
Cost: $40

As an Anti-Bullying Specialist, Anti-Bullying Coordinator or school administrator, you need to be ready on Day One of the school year to implement New Jersey's anti-bullying Bill of Rights. In this webinar, participants will learn about the latest developments, including the most recent case law on HIB, the new law related to restorative justice, the new requirement to teach about affirmative consent to sexual advances, and the latest guidance on parental rights under FERPA related to HIB investigation records. The session will also include a concise overview of key policies and procedures that should be in place related to HIB.

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Understanding Social Media Boundaries for Students and Staff

Original Broadcast Date: September 17, 2019
Cost: $40

In the age of social media, students and staff members are increasingly crossing boundaries and engaging in inappropriate communications.  This webinar will provide an overview of how First Amendment law applies in the context of social media for both students and staff members.  Participants will learn when social media posts may constitute cyberbullying and/or may potentially violate state or federal discrimination law.  Participants will learn about the most recent case law and will understand their legal requirements for responding to social media posts.

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Student Investigations 101 - Getting to the Truth

Original Broadcast Date: October 8, 2019
Cost: $40

Getting to the truth in student investigations can be extremely difficult.  This webinar will provide an overview of key strategies that should be used in addressing alleged student misconduct.  It includes tips for effective questioning strategies, evidence management, working with parents and analyzing written statements.

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What's New In School Law? (Fall 2019) *Attorney Series* 

Original Broadcast Date: October 10, 2019
Cost: $40

Join LEGAL ONE staff attorneys in an information-packed webinar discussing the most recent school law developments affecting New Jersey’s public schools. Included will be a discussion of recent legislative and regulatory enactments which impact school district operations as well as a case law update including decisions of the Commissioner of Education and the New Jersey and Federal courts. Topics will include, but not be limited to, tenure and seniority, labor relations, increment withholding, HIB, student rights, school safety, OPMA and OPRA. 

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What's New in HIB Law? 
*Attorney Series* 

Original Broadcast Date: November 13, 2019
Cost: $40

Join LEGAL ONE staff attorneys in an information-packed webinar discussing the most recent legal developments in HIB affecting New Jersey’s public schools. Included will be a discussion of recent legislative and regulatory enactments involving New Jersey’s Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act and their impact on school district operations, staff and students. Participants will be provided with a case law update of recent HIB decisions of the Commissioner of Education and the New Jersey and Federal courts as well as emerging trends. Topics will include, but not be limited to, identifying acts of HIB, HIB procedures, board of education hearings, parent access to HIB information, the intersection of bullying and special education and the impact of the 2019 revised Uniform State Memorandum of Agreement Between Education and Law Enforcement Officials on HIB reporting. 

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Implicit Bias, Disproportionality, Discipline and the Law

Original Broadcast Date: November 19, 2019
Cost: $40

We all have implicit biases.  But if we fail to recognize our biases and take concerted steps to mitigate their impact, they have the potential to lead to unfair and potentially discriminatory treatment of students, parents and staff.  This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the key legal requirements that are in place to ensure that all districts take thoughtful steps to recognize, reduce and respond to implicit biases and ensure that students and other stakeholders are treated fairly at all times.

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Education and Law Enforcement Working Together

Original Broadcast Date: December 17, 2019
Cost: $40

When schools and law enforcement have a strong working relationship everyone benefits.  This webinar will provide an overview of the key provisions of the Memorandum of Agreement Between Education and Law Enforcement.  Participants will develop a clear understanding of mandatory reporting requirements, appropriate means of information sharing, and best practices for working together to promote student safety.

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School Attorney Ethics 101 *Attorney Series*

Original Broadcast Date: December 19, 2019
Cost: $40

Join David Rubin and LEGAL ONE staff attorneys in an introduction to the basic precepts of legal ethics that all school district counsel need to know; a great introductory course for attorneys new to the school law field and a terrific refresher for experienced school attorneys. Topics to be addressed include, who is the client, conflicts of interest, duties to adversaries, tribunals and third parties and much more. 

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Hot Issues in School Law

Original Broadcast Date: January 14, 2020
Cost: $40

Every year there are major developments in school law that all school leaders need to know.  This webinar will provide a summary of the latest case law, statutes, and regulations impacting schools, as well as the latest guidance from the New Jersey and U.S. Departments of Education.  Topics to be addressed include tenure case review, new curricula and professional development requirements, the latest developments on HIB and student safety, and new requirements impacting staff rights and responsibilities.

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What's New in Tenure and Seniority Law? *Attorney Series*

Original Broadcast Date: January 16, 2020
Cost: $40

Join LEGAL ONE staff attorneys in an information-packed webinar discussing the most recent developments in tenure and seniority law for school employees. Since the U.S. Supreme Court Janus decision and the enactment of the Workplace Democracy Enhancement Act, New Jersey has seen an uptick in employment litigation in general and tenure and seniority litigation in particular. This webinar will highlight the recent case law including issues of tenure acquisition, non-renewal, reductions in force, seniority rights, tenure entitlements and tenure arbitration dismissal decisions. 

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Developing Support Plans for At-Risk Students

Original Broadcast Date: February 11, 2020
Cost: $40

When students are dealing with major disruptions or traumatic events -  whether they occur in the school, the home or other locations - it is critical that school districts plan to support those students as they seek to transition back into the school environment.  This webinar will provide key tools to assist school districts in planning for the needs of students in various situations, including model plans for students involved in HIB incidents, students dealing with gender identity issues, students involved in dating violence incidents, students who may have missed time due to mental and/or physical health issues, and students struggling with school phobia.

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What's New in School Employment Law? *Attorney Series*

Original Broadcast Date: February 12, 2020
Cost: $40

Join LEGAL ONE staff attorneys in an information-packed webinar discussing the most recent developments in school employment law. Included will be a discussion of recent legislative and regulatory enactments affecting school employees and a school employment case law update. The case law update will include a discussion of the continuing impact of the U.S. Supreme Court Janus decision and the Workplace Democracy Enhancement Act on school employees and union membership in New Jersey. Case law topics to be considered include but are not limited to labor relations, tenure and seniority rights, HIB cases involving school employees, tenure arbitration cases and much more. 

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Bringing It All Together:  A Systemic Approach to Student Safety

Original Broadcast Date: March 10, 2020
Cost: $40

This webinar provides a framework for putting in place appropriate policies and protocols to protect student safety.  Participants will learn about the high expectations established in case law and codified in statute and regulation related to student safety.  Specific issues addressed include HIB policies, key elements of the code of student conduct, key requirements related to student risk assessment, and working closely with law enforcement and other outside entities.

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School Official Ethics Update

Original Broadcast Date: March 18, 2020
Cost: $40

Join LEGAL ONE staff attorneys in an information-packed webinar discussing the most recent developments in board member and school administrator ethical conduct under the School Ethics Act, the board member conflict of interest statute, N.J.S.A. 18A:12-2 and the nepotism regulations N.J.A.C. 6A:23A-6.2. This webinar will focus on the statutory and regulatory standards for school official ethical conduct in the areas of participation in matters of collective negotiations, personnel issues, including the hiring and evaluation of school administrators, board member volunteerism and board member contact with staff members. 

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COVID-19 and the Schools: What School Attorneys Need to Know 

Date: April 3, 2020 - 12:00 pm - 1:10 pm
Cost: $40

Join LEGAL ONE staff attorneys in an information-packed webinar with the latest information on COVID-19 and the schools. Participants will receive the latest information on COVID-19 from NJ’s Department of Education, Department of Health, and the CDC as well as best practices for school districts. Areas incl. remote learning, distribution of meals to students and staff evaluation &  renewal. The webinar will review legal & best practice considerations regarding the provision of special education & related services to students w/ disabilities during this period of school closures and remote learning. The session is approval pending eligible for 1.2 NJ/ 1.0 PA CLE credits.

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Human Resources: New Requirements, Best Practices and the Law

Original Broadcast Date: April 14, 2020
Cost: $40

Human Resource management is constantly evolving, with new legal requirements related to family leave, sick leave, equal pay, dealing with vendors, employee background checks and many other areas.  This webinar will provide HR directors and individuals with HR responsibilities who may wear many other hats with information on the latest legal developments, along with important tools and resources for effectively balancing the many responsibilities in the human resource field.

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What's New in School Law? (Spring 2020)

Original Broadcast Date: April 23, 2020
Cost: $40

Join LEGAL ONE staff attorneys in an information-packed webinar discussing the most recent school law developments affecting New Jersey’s public schools. Included will be a discussion of recent legislative and regulatory enactments which impact school district operations as well as a case law update including decisions of the Commissioner of Education and the New Jersey and Federal courts. Topics will include, but not be limited to, tenure and seniority, labor relations, increment withholding, HIB, student rights, school safety, OPMA and OPRA.

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You Can't Make This $#!&! Up! School Law Horror Stories and Lessons to be Learned

Original Broadcast Date: May 19, 2020
Cost: $40

Fact is often stranger than fiction. That is certainly true when it comes to many legal issues that arise in public schools. In this webinar participants will learn about some of the most outrageous and legally damaging cases involving public schools and the lessons that should be learned to avoid such issues in the future. Participants will understand the fundamental checks and balances that should be in place in all school districts to minimize legal exposure for you individually and for your school district.

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What's New in Student Safety and Student Rights? *Attorney Series*

Original Broadcast Date: May 20, 2020
Cost: $40

Join LEGAL ONE staff attorneys in an information-packed webinar discussing the most recent school law developments in the areas of student safety and student rights. Included will be a discussion of recent legislative and regulatory enactments involving student safety and student rights which impact school district operations as well as a case law update including decisions of the Commissioner of Education and the New Jersey and Federal courts. Topics will include, but not be limited to, school bus safety, school security issues, HIB, student discipline, student first amendment rights, student use of social media and much more. 

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Legal Issues in Student Health

Original Broadcast Date: June 9, 2020
Cost: $40

School districts have numerous requirements related to addressing the health needs of students.  This webinar will provide an overview of key legal requirements related to addressing students with medical needs, including emergency administration of medicine, responding to students on field trips, addressing situations that may occur in athletics, responding to suspected substance abuse and potential overdose and the legal rights of students, parents and school officials under FERPA, HIPAA and other requirements.

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Webinar Series: Value-Priced
 Bundles

*EXPANDED* LEGAL ONE School Law Express: Attorney Webinar Series 19-20

In light of the new provision allowing all attorney CLE credits to be completed online, LEGAL ONE is now offering an Expanded School Law Express Attorney Webinar Series. This series of ten one-hour webinars designed to inform school attorneys, administrators, principals, supervisors and directors of important updates in the ever changing area of school law.   Each session is 70 minutes long, eligible for 1.2 NJ ad 1.0 PA CLE Credits, and accessible within 30 minutes of registration.

Fee: $360 for the whole series or $40 per webinar



LEGAL ONE School Law Express: Attorney Webinar Series 19-20
This series of six webinars is designed to inform school attorneys, administrators, principals, supervisors and directors of important updates in the ever changing area of school law.  Each session is 70 minutes long, eligible for 1.2 NJ ad 1.0 PA CLE Credits, and accessible within 30 minutes of registration.

  • What’s New in School Law? - Fall 2019 (Original Broadcast: 10/10/19)
  • What’s New in HIB Law? (Original Broadcast: 11/13/19)
  • School Attorney Ethics 101 (Original Broadcast: 12/19/19)
  • What’s New in Tenure and Seniority Law? (Original Broadcast: 1/16/20)
  • What’s New in School Employment Law? - Spring 2019 (Original Broadcast: 2/12/20)
  • What’s New in Student Safety and Student Rights? (Original Broadcast: 5/20/20)


Fee: $215 for the whole series or $40 per webinar



LEGAL ONE Express: Interactive Webinar Series 19-20
11 webinars for all levels of school staff have been specially crafted for the 2019-20 school year. Each webinar can be purchased individually or bundled all together at a discounted rate. Each session is 60 minutes long and is accessible within 30 minutes of registration.

  • HIB and the Changing Legal Landscape (Original Broadcast: 8/26/19)
  • Understanding Social Media Boundaries for Students and Staff (Original Broadcast: 9/17/19)
  • Student Investigations 101 - Getting to the Truth (Original Broadcast: 10/8/19)
  • Implicit Bias, Disproportionality, Discipline and the Law (Original Broadcast: 11/19/19)
  • Education and Law Enforcement Working Together (Original Broadcast: 12/17/19)
  • Hot Issues in School Law (Original Broadcast: 1/14/20)
  • Developing Support Plans for At-Risk Students (Original Broadcast: 2/11/20)
  • Bringing It All Together:  A Systemic Approach to Student Safety (Original Broadcast: 3/10/20)
  • Human Resources: New Requirements, Best Practices and the Law (Original Broadcast: 4/14/20)
  • You Can't Make This $#!&! Up! School Law Horror Stories and Lessons to be Learned (Original Broadcast: 5/19/20)
  • Legal Issues in Student Health (Original Broadcast: 6/9/20)


Fee: $330 for all 11 webinars or $40 per webinar 











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