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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The ABCs of HIB: New Rules, Evolving Challenges, and Next Steps

Original Broadcast 8/27/18

Duration:1 hr, Cost $40

Instructors:David Nash, Esq., Rebecca Gold

This webinar will provide anti-bullying specialists,anti-bullying coordinators & school administrators w/ essential info related to implementing the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights for a new school year.Participants will learn about new HIB regulations & their impact on:

  • When to start HIB investigations
  • How to address incidents involving students from approved private schools for students w/ disabilities
  • How to handle sensitive information when contacting parents
  • Role of the school safety/climate team
  • Requirements related to students w/ disabilities
  • Parent due process rights

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Physical Restraint and Seclusion: Understanding the New Legal Requirements

Original Broadcast: 9/18/18

Duration: 1 hour Cost $40

Instructors:David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director; Rebecca Gold,Former Director of Personnel and Administrative Services, Lawrence Township

Participants will learn about major changes in the use of physical restraint and seclusion for students with disabilities, including required staff training, limits on how to restrain students, monitoring and reporting requirements and strategies for reducing the use of restraint and seclusion.

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Harm to Self and Others: Identifying and Responding to Students in Imminent Danger

Original Broadcast:10/9/18

Duration:1 hour Cost $40

Instructors: Susan Coyle, MA, TLC for Youth Coord of Middlesex Cty,Rutgers UBHC; David Nash,Esq.;Rebecca Gold

With recent school tragedies on everyone’s mind,all staff need to know what to do when a student may pose a threat of harm.But determining whether or not a student poses a credible threat to self or others is extremely complex.In this session participants will learn about the legal due process rights that must be afforded to students & parents when faced with this difficult question,incl.the additional protections involved for students w/disabilities.Participants will receive info regarding available risk assessment tools & approaches,and learn the latest research on indicators that a student may pose a credible threat, as well as when law enforcement must be involved.

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What’s New in School Law? - Fall 2018 *Attorney Series*

Original Broadcast 10/10/18

Duration:70 min Fee $40

Presenters: David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director; Michael Kaelber,Esq.,LEGAL ONE Coord for Online Course Dev.;Rebecca Gold,Fmr Dir.of Personnel/Admin. Svcs,Lawrence Twp

This webinar will address the most recent federal and state case law developments, legislative enactments and regulatory changes which impact school district operations.

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Social Media, Politics and Staff: Legal Do's and Don'ts

Original Broadcast: 11/20/18, 3:30-4:30 pm

Duration: 1 hour Cost $40

Instructors:David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director; Rebecca Gold,Former Director of Personnel and Administrative Services, Lawrence Township

With the political season heating up,many educators are passionate in expressing their political views on social media.While staff have the right to do this,that right is balanced against other critical issues.In this session, participants will learn how to analyze staff social media activity and determine whether or not it raises legal issues that must be addressed by the district.Participants will see numerous examples of ill-advised staff member social media posts and receive tips for responding effectively and not crossing the line in their own posts.

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Vaping in Schools: Legal Requirements and Best Practices

Original Broadcast 12/12/18

Duration: 1 hr Cost $40

Instructors: Lori Todd, ASAP-NJ President;James Sarto, Ed.S.; David Nash, Esq.;Rebecca Gold

Student vaping is a growing trend in our society and, of course,our schools.Unfortunately,many students are far ahead of their parents/educators on understanding this phenomenon.Students have become adept at masking their behavior,often vaping right in class.Many school districts address vaping under their tobacco use policy.However,many students are vaping high concentrations of CDS potentially putting themselves at significant medical risk.In this session,participants will gain a deeper understanding of vaping,learn key tips for ID, understand legal reqs that must be met if a student is suspected of being under the influence at school & receive common sense strategies for moving forward.

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

Original Broadcast 12/19/18

Duration:70 min Fee $40

Presenters:Michael Kaelber,Esq.,LEGALONE Coord for Online Course Dev.;Rebecca Gold,Fmr Dir.of Personnel/Admin. Svcs,Lawrence Twp;Sandra L. Jacques,Esq.,LEGALONE Sup. of Legal Research & Content Dev.

Join LEGAL ONE staff attorneys in an information packed webinar discussing recent developments in school employment law.Included will be a discussion of recent legislative & regulatory enactments affecting school employees and a school employment case law update.

Includes a discussion of the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court Janus decision and the Workplace Democracy Enhancement Act on school employees & union membership,recent Labor Relations cases,HIB cases involving school employees,tenure & seniority rights,tenure arbitration cases and more.

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Hot Issues in School Law

Original Broadcast: 1/8/19

Duration: 1 hour Cost: $40

Presenters:David Nash, Esq.,LEGAL ONE Director; Rebecca Gold,Former Director of Personnel and Administrative Services,Lawrence Twp

This webinar will address current legal developments in School Law,including HIB legal issues,TEACHNJ regulations & Arbitration Decisions and other current and ongoing School Law topics.

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Social Media and Students: Legal Do's and Don'ts

Original Broadcast: 2/5/19

Duration: 1 hour Cost: $40

Instructors:Sandra L. Jacques, Esq., LEGAL ONE Supervisor of Legal Research & Content Development; Rebecca Gold,Fmr Director of Personnel & Admin. Svcs, Lawrence Twp

Students are constantly pushing the limits with their social media posts,whether they are commenting about their peers,about school staff or larger societal issues.In this session participants will learn how to analyze student social media activity and determine whether or not it requires action by the school district.Participants will see examples of student posts regarding peers and school staff members, and understand when and how to respond.Finally,participants will learn when learn enforcement must be involved, and the role of schools after such a contact is made.

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

Original Broadcast:3/12/19

Duration:1 hour Cost:$40

Instructors:David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director; Rebecca Gold,Former Director of Personnel and Administrative Services, Lawrence Township

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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Student Field Trips: Legal Requirements and Best Practices

Original Broadcast:4/9/19

Duration:1 hour Cost:$40

Instructors:David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director; Rebecca Gold,Former Director of Personnel and Administrative Services, Lawrence Township

Student field trips provide an invaluable opportunity to expand student learning beyond the school, but also raise numerous potential legal/safety issues. Do we need a school nurse? What constitutes sufficient staff supervision? What happens if a student is injured? What if a student needs to be searched? What rules apply when we are out of state or country? In this session participants will gain a deeper understanding of key legal considerations that should be addressed now, before potential problems arise.

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What’s New in School Law? - Spring 2019 *Attorney Series*

Original Broadcast: 4/23/19

Duration: 70 min Cost: $40

Presenters: Michael Kaelber, Esq., LEGAL ONE Coordinator for Online Course Development; Rebecca Gold,Former Director of Personnel and Administrative Services, Lawrence Township

This webinar will address the most recent federal and state case law developments, legislative enactments and regulatory changes which impact school district operations.

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Student Searches: Evolving Legal Standards

Original Broadcast:5/7/19

Duration:1 hour Cost:$40

Instructors:David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director; Rebecca Gold,Former Director of Personnel and Administrative Services, Lawrence Township

Understanding when it is permissible to conduct student searches,and how to perform such a search, is critical for every school administrator.In this session, participants will learn the difference between the probable cause standard employed by law enforcement and the reasonable suspicion standard for schools.Participants will also learn how to conduct searches involving a student’s person, book bags, purses and other belongings,lockers,cars and electronic devices.Finally, participants will understand how their role shifts once they have contacted law enforcement.

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

Original Broadcast 5/21/19

Duration: 70 min Cost $40

Instructors:Michael Kaelber, Esq., LEGAL ONE Coordinator for Online Course Development; Rebecca Gold,Former Director of Personnel and Administrative Services, Lawrence Township

This webinar will address the latest case law and legislative developments in student rights areas such as student first amendment rights including use of social media, student search and seizure, HIB update, and student discipline.

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The Evolution of Collective Bargaining: Understanding Key Developments in State and Federal Law

Original Broadcast: 6/4/19

Duration:1 hour Cost:$40

Instructors: David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director; Rebecca Gold,Fmr Dir. of Personnel & Administrative Svcs, Lawrence Twp

The rules on collective bargaining are rapidly evolving for schools,in light of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME,and the passage of the Workplace Democracy Enhancement Act by the State of New Jersey,as well as the implementation of Chapter 78 and the impact on negotiating health benefits.Important legal issues have also arisen regarding the proper role of the local union representative versus the role of legal counsel.As a result of this session,participants will understand the impact of these major developments on the future of collective bargaining.

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HIB and the Changing Legal Landscape

Original Broadcast: 8/26/19

Duration:1 hour Cost:$40

Instructors: David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director; Rebecca Gold,Fmr Dir. of Personnel & Administrative Svcs, Lawrence Twp

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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Webinar Series: Value-Priced Bundles


LEGAL ONE Express: Interactive Webinar Series 18-19
11 webinars for all levels of school staff have been specially crafted for the 2018-19 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.

  • The ABCs of HIB: New Rules, Evolving Challenges, and Next Steps (Original Broadcast: 8/27/19)
  • Physical Restraint and Seclusion: Understanding the New Legal Requirements (Original Broadcast: 9/18/18)
  • Harm to Self and Others: Identifying and Responding to Students in Imminent Danger (Original Broadcast: 10/9/18)
  • Social Media, Politics and Staff: Legal Do’s and Don’ts (Original Broadcast: 11/20/18)
  • Vaping in Schools: Legal Requirements and Best Practices (Original Broadcast: 12/12/18)
  • Hot Issues in School Law (Original Broadcast: 1/8/19)
  • Social Media and Students: Legal Do’s and Don’ts (Original Broadcast: 2/5/19)
  • You Can't Make This $#!&! Up! School Law Horror Stories and Lessons to be Learned (Original Broadcast: 3/12/19)
  • Student Field Trips: Legal Requirements and Best Practices (Original Broadcast: 4/9/19)
  • Student Searches: Evolving Legal Standards (Original Broadcast: 5/7/19)
  • The Evolution of Collective Bargaining: Understanding Key Developments in State and Federal Law (Original Broadcast: 6/4/19)

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




LEGAL ONE School Law Express: Attorney Webinar Series 18-19
This series of four one-hour 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 2018 (Original Broadcast: 10/10/18)
  • What’s New in School Employment Law? (Original Broadcast: 12/19/18)
  • What’s New in School Law? - Spring 2019 (Original Broadcast: 4/23/19)
  • What’s New in Student Safety and Student Rights? (Original Broadcast: 5/21/19)

Fee: $120 for the whole series or $40 per webinar
 





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