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*LEGAL ONE Implementing New Safety/Security Mandates 2020-21

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Description: Implementing New Safety and Security Mandates for 2020-21


8/10/20; 9am - 12pm, Live Online (registrants will be emailed access information)
Fee: $60 Members/$75 Non-Members

Presenters: Michael Kaelber, Esq., LEGAL ONE Coordinator of Online Course Development; NJDOE Representative; David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director

As schools prepare for reopening during a global pandemic, school districts are also required to implement new security mandates for 2021, including Alyssa’s Law, while also adapting existing security protocols to address COVID-19. This session will provide a one-stop shopping approach to reviewing school security requirements that must be addressed at this difficult time.


Date:
Monday, August 10, 2020
Time:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
ONLINE


*LEGAL ONE Mental Health Reopening Protocols for Schools

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Description: Mental Health Reopening Protocols for Schools

7/23/2020; 9 am - 12 pm Live Online (registrants will be emailed access information)
Fee: $60 Members/$75 Non-Members

This workshop will address key legal requirements that schools must address and protocols that should be put into place in order to address the mental health needs of students and staff during remote instruction and while preparing for the reopening of schools. This will include a review of legal protections related to mental health that are available under state and federal law, recent guidance from the CDC, U.S. Department of Education and New Jersey Department of Education, and model protocols and tools for school districts to proactively plan for and support students and their families. Participants will also learn about the protocols that should be in place to address the mental health needs of staff members in light of the global pandemic and its aftermath.


Date:
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Time:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
ONLINE


*LEGAL ONE Reopening and the Law: Essential Qs and As

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Description: Reopening and the Law: Essential Questions and Answers


8/25/20; 9am-12pm, Live Online (registrants will be emailed access info.)
Fee: $60 Members/$75 Non-Members

Presenters: Michael Kaelber, Esq., LEGAL ONE Coord. of Online Course Dev.; David Nash, Esq.

With school reopening and a “new normal” just around the corner, this interactive program will include a review of key questions relating to reopening and provide opportunities for small group discussion of emerging issues and real-world scenarios. Topics to be covered will incl. necessary protocols related to ensuring student, staff, and parent health and safety, how to effectively enforce new protocols, how to address medically fragile students & staff, how to handle any new positive COVID-19 cases that may emerge among students, staff or parents, and how to ensure that your plans incorporate essential legal principles of equity and respond to disparities that may have emerged due to our digital divide.


Date:
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Time:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
ONLINE


*LEGAL ONE The Principal/AP/VP's Survival Guide!

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Description: The Principal/AP/VP's Survival Guide!

8/3/20 from 9am - 3pm Online.
Registrants will be emailed access instructions.

Presenters: Sandra L. Jacques, Esq., LEGAL ONE Spvr. of Legal Research and Content Dev.; James J. Sarto Ed.S., NJ-L2L Program Coord.

Fee: $150
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Novice, experienced, veteran principals and assistant principals! How can we possibly remember everything? Time goes by, students, staff, community, process, procedures, and most importantly… educational law changes. This may be the refresher PD you have been waiting for. Join us as we focus on basic “I Should Already Know That” information, as well as:

*Daily school operations, duties, and responsibilities
*Case studies on student accountability
*Smoking v. Vaping v. Drug Policies
*Contracts and Job Descriptions
*Tenure and Bumping Rights
*It’s Always Been Done That Way, How Did I Know It Was Illegal!

See Brochure for additional details.


Date:
Monday, August 03, 2020
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
ONLINE


*LEGAL ONE Understanding Staff Rights in Turbulent Times

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Description: Understanding Staff Rights in Turbulent Times


8/11/20; 9am - 3pm, Live Online (registrants will be emailed access info.)
Fee: $100 Members/$125 Non-Members

Presenters: David Nash, Esq.; Sandra L. Jacques, Esq.; Rebecca Gold

In an age of significant social unrest and a global pandemic, it is critical to fully understand the legal rights of staff. In this workshop, participants will learn about new legislation at the state & federal level intended to address COVID-19 and impacting employee rights, incl. issues related to reasonable accommodations for personnel considered at-risk, expanded rights to approved leave, and potential issues related to worker’s comp. In addition, participants will learn about the rights of staff to express their views on issues of social justice and 1st Amendment rights, evolving stds for engaging in progressive supervision and key principles for addressing employee misconduct during this challenging period.


Date:
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
ONLINE


*Mental Health & Trauma: Informed Practices Gr 6-12

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*September Ready: Mental Health and Trauma-Informed Practices in Schools - Grades 6-12

Jul. 28, 2020, 1 pm - 3 pm (ONLINE)

Fee: $60 Members/ $75 Non-Members

Presenters: Kaitlin Mulcahy, Ph.D., LPC, IMHM, Associate Director; Jennifer Faasse, MA, LPC, Coordinator for School-Aged Mental Health Clinical Services; Center for Autism and Early Childhood Mental Health, Montclair State University

This session will introduce school personnel to the importance of using trauma-informed strategies to promote relational and emotional wellness in schools. We will review the science of safety as foundational to learning and connecting, and the impact of stress and trauma on the learning process. We will also discuss strategies to promote relational and emotional wellness in the classroom, and systemic changes necessary to become a trauma-informed school.


Date:
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Time:
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
ONLINE


*Mental Health & Trauma: Informed Practices Gr. Pre-K-5

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*September Ready: Mental Health and Trauma-Informed Practices in Schools - Gr. Pre-K-5

Jul. 21, 2020, 1 pm - 3 pm (ONLINE)

Fee: $60 Members/ $75 Non-Members

Presenters: Kaitlin Mulcahy, Ph.D., LPC, IMHM, Associate Director; Jennifer Faasse, MA, LPC, Coordinator for School-Aged Mental Health Clinical Services; Center for Autism and Early Childhood Mental Health, Montclair State University

This session will introduce school personnel to the importance of using trauma-informed strategies to promote relational and emotional wellness in schools. We will review the science of safety as foundational to learning and connecting, and the impact of stress and trauma on the learning process. We will also discuss strategies to promote relational and emotional wellness in the classroom, and systemic changes necessary to become a trauma-informed school.


Date:
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Time:
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
ONLINE


*Pathways To Reducing Chronic Absenteeism Forum

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Pathways to Reducing Chronic Absenteeism Forum 

Sep. 30, 2020; 9 am - 3 pm at FEA

Fee: $149

Chronic Absenteeism (missing more than 10% of school days, for any reason) can have a profound and lasting impact on students' economic and social development. It erodes the positive benefits of Pre-K, leads to poor reading skills, higher dropout rates and lower earning across a lifetime. Leadership can make a difference. Analyzing data, identifying root causes and building a culture that promotes consistent school attendance are key steps in addressing this silent problem. Join leaders in philanthropy, education and social services to learn how a grant-funded initiative in Mercer County is addressing the educational and social development of students in four large school districts while reducing chronic absenteeism rates.


Date:
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
FEA Conference Center
12 Centre Drive
Monroe Twp, NJ 08831


*Self-Care for Leaders in a Time of Crisis

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*Self-Care for Leaders in a Time of Crisis

August 26, 2020; 9 am - 12 pm (ONLINE)

Fee: $60 Members/ $75 Non-Members

Presenter: Robin Harden Daniels, Ed.D. FEA Presenter, Lead Consultant, InFlight LLC A STEM Education Company

Every day, educational leaders focus on providing support and care for students and colleagues, often with little concern for themselves. Now, more than ever, is the time for these leaders to learn about the importance and value of practicing self care. This session centers around practical strategies and the process of behavioral change that is essential to making healthy choices. Join this workshop to develop an understanding of your personality type and strengths that can drive healthy decision-making. Learn to identify the common stressors and emotional and physical triggers in your life.


Date:
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Time:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
ONLINE


*September Ready: Sparking Virtual Collaboration

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*September Ready: Sparking Virtual Collaboration

Jul. 28, 2020; 9 am - 12 pm (ONLINE)

Fee: $60 Members/ $75 Non-Members

Presenter: Emil Carafa, Vicki Duff, Susan Gilbert

September is on the horizon, with a landscape that looks rather different. While teams may be comfortable and adept with face-to-face collaboration, how does this translate to the virtual world? This professional learning workshop will engage educational leaders and teachers to examine a vision for collaboration in the virtual world, which will be key to the discussion of equitable learning. Participants will be actively involved in looking closely at key structures important to virtual collaboration by focusing on the vital element of building relationships and strategies to guide collaborative conversations, while considering the valuable role protocols provide to this process. This workshop will help establish the tools for addressing- What will September look like?


Date:
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Time:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Address:
ONLINE