LEGAL ONE's Affirmative Action Officer Certificate Program
Our Affirmative Action Officer Certificate Program provides essential knowledge, skills and tools for every AAO, whether you are newly appointed or an experienced in the role. It includes an overview of state and federal anti-discrimination law, a review of the latest case law, tips for recruiting and supporting a more diverse school staff, tools and strategies for conducting effective investigations, a review of discrimination issues related to current events, including COVID-19 and racial injustice, and tools for promoting a comprehensive and proactive district approach.
Sandra L. Jacques, Esq., LL.M., LEGAL ONE Supervisor of Legal Research and Content Development; Rebecca Gold, LEGAL ONE Consultant; John K. Worthington, Esq., LEGAL ONE Consultant; Cynthia Assini, K-12 Supervisor of Social Studies/Gifted and Talented, Hillsborough Twp; Adam Drew, CEO, Three Corners Law Enforcement; Perry Lattiboudere, Partner at Adams Gutierrez & Lattiboudere, LLC; Larry Leverett, Ed.D., Coordinator, New Jersey Network of Superintendents, former Superintendent, former Assistant Commissioner, NJDOE, Leverett Education; Joanne Sung, Assistant Superintendent, North Plainfield School District
Live online, 9am - 3pm each day
Day 1 - August 24th: An Overview of Discrimination Law and the Role of the AAO
Day 2 - August 25th: Conducting AAO Investigations and Addressing Racial Justice and Other Current Events
Day 3 - August 26th: Addressing Implicit Bias and Establishing Comprehensive Systems, Protocols and Capacity
Includes the online course Employment Discrimination Law* and additional pre-recorded content, available after the live sessions, for those who purchase the full AAO Certificate program.*Registrants can access this course within 30 minutes of registration and will additionally be given access to the newly updated & expanded version, at no additional cost, upon release (Expected Spring 2021).
Fee: $400 Members/$500 Non-Members.
Participants can also register for individual days at $100 for non-members/$125 for non-members and the online course at $50, but the additional pre-recorded content is only available for those who purchase the full Certificate Program.
See confirmation emails for access links. Individual emails are automatically sent for each live event date, online course, or webinar. Self-paced components are log in accessible within 30 minutes of registration.
Contact LEGALONE@njpsa.org with questions or for more information. Purchase orders can be sent to FEAsupport@njpsa.org