Spring Legal Roundup

Learn the latest developments in school law, court cases and how they could impact your school entity at this year’s Spring Legal Roundup. Attendees can earn 3 substantive CLE credits.

This year’s engaging and interactive three-hour school law year in review will focus on a range of legal issues including:

  • Truancy
  • Student Discipline
  • Foster/Homeless Students
  • Student First Amendment Rights
  • Immunizations Compliance
  • Diabetes in School Children
  • School Nutrition – Local Wellness and Unpaid Meal Charges Policies
  • Equity in Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
  • Bullying/Title IX
  • Loudermill Hearing/Moving Forward when Criminal Charges Pending
  • Statement of Charges – Termination Proceedings for Professional Employees
  • Public Policy Exception to the Essence Test
  • PSERS Credit for Union Work
  • Fund Balance Tax Injunction
  • Political Subdivision Tort Claims Act, Real Property Exception
  • RTKL Home Addresses and Informational Privacy
  • Website Accessibility
  • FCC Ruling on Robocalls

Attendees will be able to:

  1. Identify changes in school law which require further action in the district, such as new policies or training
  2. Identify some of the legal complexities connected with hiring, disciplining and terminating employees
  3. Engage in informed discussions of current legal and educational issues faced by public school districts

Locations/Time:
1:30-4:45 p.m. at each location

  • March 7 — Venango Technology Center, Oil City
  • March 8 — Clearfield County Career and technical Center, Clearfield
  • March 15 — Lycoming Career Technology Center, Williamsport
  • April 4 — Forbes Road Career and Technology Center, Monroeville
  • April 5 — Bedford County Technical Center, Everett
  • April 6 — Career Institute of Technology, Easton
  • April 11 — West Side CTC, Kingston
  • April 26 — PSBA, Mechanicsburg
  • May 10 — Technical College High School, Downingtown

Presenters:

The presenter team at each location will feature an attorney from PSBA’s Legal Services department (Stuart L. Knade, Emily J. Leader or Katherine M. Fitz-Patrick) and a school solicitor practicing in the local area.

Fees:

Free for All-Access members or those who purchased access to training separately. $149 for Standard Membership

Registration:

Visit the Members Area of PSBA’s website under Store/Registration tab to select register by location.