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*LEGAL ONE Corrective Action Plans & Progressive Supervision

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Description: Corrective Action Plans & Progressive Supervision

4/20/20; 9am-3pm

Brick Twp Professional Development Center
101 Hendrickson Ave, Brick, NJ 08724

Presenters: David Nash, Esq.; Nancy Richmond, Ed., FEA Consultant

Fee: $150, Star Adv.& Subscription Eligible

TEACHNJ has rewritten the rules on tenure and evaluation,and there is an emerging body of case law on what constitutes a legally defensible corrective action plan (CAP), as well as other aspects of progressive supervision (PS) that are now expected. This workshop will provide participants w/ concrete strategies & templates to use in addressing staff members proactively through PS,in order to reduce the need to impose CAPs. Participants will learn how to have necessary discussions w/ staff members about areas in need of improvement.Participants will also learn about the essential elements of CAPs and the necessary steps to take to follow through on implementation.

ELECTRONIC DEVICE REQUIRED. NO COPIES GIVEN.


Date:
Monday, April 20, 2020
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
Brick Township Professional Development Center
101 Hendrickson Ave
Brick, NJ 08724


*LEGAL ONE HIB and Discipline for Students With Disabilities

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Description: HIB and Discipline for Students with Disabilities

3/12/20 from 9am-3pm

FEA Conference Center
12 Centre Drive, Monroe Twp, NJ 08831

Presenter: John Worthington, Esq., LEGAL ONE Consultant

Fee: $150; Star Adv. & Subscription Eligible

This session will provide a detailed explanation of the particular procedures which must be followed when a special education student is disciplined, and will include a review of recent USDOE guidance that significantly changes how districts need to address this issue. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the relationship between NJ’s Anti-bullying law, the NJ Law Against Discrimination, IDEA, and Section 504.Participants will learn about recent changes to New Jersey Administrative Code regarding students with disabilities and HIB, including how to address issues involving students attending approved private schools for students with disabilities.

ELECTRONIC DEVICE REQUIRED. NO COPIES PROVIDED.


Date:
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
FEA Conference Center
12 Centre Drive
Monroe Twp, NJ 08831


*LEGAL ONE HIB Law: Year in Review

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Description: HIB Law: Year in Review

6/9/20 from 9am - 3pm at FEA

Presenters: David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director

Fee: $150
Star Adv. and Subscription Eligible

Participants will learn about major changes in state and federal statutes, regulations, guidance and case law that have a major impact on implementing New Jersey's Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights. This will include a review of new case law expanding parental rights to access HIB investigation reports, investigation documents and video. Participants will also learn about new case law regarding the intersection of bullying and special education, and new statutory requirements related to physical restraint of students. Participants will consider how to respond to growing trends regarding various forms of discrimination, and much more!

See Brochure for additional details.

AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE IS REQUIRED. NO COPIES WILL BE PROVIDED.


Date:
Tuesday, June 09, 2020
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
FEA
12 Centre Dr
Monroe, NJ 08831


*LEGAL ONE Hot Issues in Human Resources

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Description: Hot Issues in Human Resources

5/7/20 from 9am-3pm

FEA
12 Centre Dr, Monroe, NJ 08831

Presenters: Paula Clark, Esq., Director of Human Resources, Compliance, and Labor Relations, Wayne Township Public Schools; Rebecca Gold, Retired Director of Human Resources

Fee:$150; Star Advantage and Subscription Eligible

This workshop will review the latest developments in HR during the 2019-20 school year. It will include a review of the latest statutes, regulations and case law, and will include a "ripped from the headlines" review of the latest trends in HR from across the country.

Topics to be addressed include:
- addressing disability and addiction issues for staff members
- responding to staff social media posts
- implementing the latest revisions to sick leave and family leave law
- handling sensitive staff investigations effectively.

ELECTRONIC DEVICE REQUIRED. NO COPIES PROVIDED.


Date:
Thursday, May 07, 2020
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
FEA
12 Centre Dr
Monroe, NJ 08831


*LEGAL ONE Hot Issues in School Law

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Description: Hot Issues in School Law

4/1/20 from 9am - 3pm

FEA Conference Center
12 Centre Drive, Monroe Twp, NJ 08831

Presenter: Sandra L. Jacques, Esq., LEGAL ONE Supervisor of Legal Research and Content Development

Fee: $150
Star Advantage and Subscription Model Eligible

This workshop will address current developments in a variety of legal issues, including HIB case law and legislative issues, TEACHNJ regulations and Arbitration Decisions, student safety, workplace harassment, recent legislative enactments, student health issues, social media, First Amendment rights and responsibilities, and other current and ongoing school law topics.

AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE IS REQUIRED. NO PAPER COPIES WILL BE PROVIDED.


Date:
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
FEA
12 Centre Dr
Monroe, NJ 08831


*LEGAL ONE Hot Issues in Special Education Law

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Description: Hot Issues in Special Education Law

6/16/20 from 9am - 3pm at FEA

Presenters: John Worthington, Esq., LEGAL ONE Consultant

Fee: $150
Star Adv. and Subscription Eligible

State and federal law is rapidly evolving for students with disabilities. In this workshop, participants will learn about the latest case law, statutory/regulatory changes, and federal/state guidance regarding:
- The use of physical restraint and seclusion for students with disabilities,
- The overlapping rights of students under IDEA, Section 504, New Jersey's Law Against Discrimination and the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights.
- Major changes related to the use of technology to deliver services for students with disabilities,
- New procedures for addressing legal disputes and due process, and
- Other important changes in case law, statute and regulation at the state and federal levels.

AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE IS REQUIRED. NO COPIES WILL BE PROVIDED.


Date:
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
FEA
12 Centre Dr
Monroe, NJ 08831


*LEGAL ONE Inefficiency and Conduct Unbecoming: Case Review

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Description: Inefficiency and Conduct Unbecoming: Case Review

5/27/20 from 9am - 3pm at FEA

Presenter: Sandra L. Jacques, Esq., LEGAL ONE Supr. of Legal Research and Content Dev.

Fee: $150
Star Adv. and Subscription Eligible

Whether you are preparing to file tenure charges against a staff member, or need to defend against tenure charges brought against you, this course will provide valuable insight into the arbitration process and applicable legal standards involving TEACHNJ. Participants will also receive a thorough review of Arbitration Decisions since the implementation of TEACHNJ in 2012. The legal standards Arbitrators have applied to cases involving excessive absenteeism, harassment, insubordination, and more will be discussed. Inefficiency Charges: An in-depth analysis of the applicable legal standards for evaluating both administrators and staff under the Tenure Law.

See Brochure for additional details.

ELECTRONIC DEVICE REQUIRED. NO COPIES WILL BE PROVIDED.


Date:
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
FEA
12 Centre Dr
Monroe, NJ 08831


*LEGAL ONE School Law: Year in Review

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Description: School Law: Year in Review

6/23/20 from 9am - 3pm at FEA

Presenters: David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director

Fee: $150
Star Adv. and Subscription Eligible

What were the most important changes in state and federal law that occurred during the 2019-20 school year? What must you do to address these changes moving forward? This seminar will address key topics, including:
- Changing legal requirements related to vaping, opioid use, and student health, including mental health;
- Understanding and addressing the needs of transgender students;
- Recent legislation and guidance related to school safety;
- The latest state and federal case law regarding HIB, IDEA, tenure, discrimination law, First Amendment rights and more; and
- Recent developments regarding employee rights, including collective bargaining rights, pensions, and employee benefits.

See Brochure for additional details.

AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE IS REQUIRED. NO COPIES WILL BE PROVIDED.


Date:
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
FEA
12 Centre Dr
Monroe, NJ 08831


*LEGAL ONE School Security: Evolving Challenges

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Description: School Security: Evolving Challenges and Opportunites

3/5/20 from 9am - 3pm

FEA
12 Centre Dr., Monroe NJ 08831

Presenters:Michael Kaelber, Esq., LEGAL ONE Coord. for Online Course Dev.; NJDOE School Security Staff and Private Security Experts

Fee: $150
Star Adv. & Subscription Eligible

This workshop is will provide training on how to deal with one of the biggest challenges facing building administrators today: keeping your students and staff safe. Topics will include a review of recent legislative and regulatory enactments affecting school security, school safety and security plans, the school security drill law, the school safety specialist position, the Final Report on the Federal Commission on School Safety, and much more. Expert advice, checklists, strategies & response measures will be presented from the perspective of law enforcement & school administration.

ELECTRONIC DEVICE REQUIRED. NO PAPER COPIES


Date:
Thursday, March 05, 2020
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Address:
FEA Conference Center
12 Centre Drive
Monroe Twp, NJ 08831


*LEGAL ONE Student Records and Public Records

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Description: Student Records and Public Records

2/27/2020 from 9am to 3pm

FEA
12 Centre Dr, Monroe, NJ 08831

Presenter: Sandra L. Jacques, Esq., LEGAL ONE Supervisor of Legal Research and Content Development

Fee: $150 Star Adv. and Subscription Eligible

This workshop will address the parameters of student confidentiality, focusing on complex issues such as HIB, drug and alcohol use, teen pregnancy, health information, family history, sexual orientation, child abuse, etc. It will also address records retention and parent/guardian rights regarding access to student records, including situations involving divorced parents and adult students. Finally, this workshop will review New Jersey public records law, including the right for public access to employee emails and the parameters for confidentiality of employee to employee communications.

ELECTRONIC DEVICE REQUIRED. NO COPIES PROVIDED.


Date:
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Address:
FEA
12 Centre Dr
Monroe, NJ 08831