SEMINAR: Learning Together: Recent Developments In The Law And Practical Solutions For School Districts

Be prepared for 2017. Pullman & Comley's School Law Practice is pleased to invite you to our third annual statewide seminar, "Learning Together: Recent Developments in the Law and Practical Solutions for School Districts." This half-day program will feature the agenda below and other hot topics facing Connecticut school districts in 2017.

March 3, 2017
7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Radisson of Cromwell
100 Berlin Road
Cromwell, CT

Seminar Agenda:

7:30 a.m. - 8:20 a.m. -  Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:20 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. -  Welcome and Introduction - Mark J. Sommaruga

8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. - "Student Expulsions after August 15, 2017: What Your School District Should Know and How You Can Comply (While Still Maintaining Discipline)"  - Mark J. Sommaruga & Stephen M. Sedor

9:20 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. - "Pass the Trash, Ban the Box and Your School District: What You Need to Know About Job Applications and Employee Background Checks in Light of Recent Legislation" - Zachary D. Schurin & John P. Shea

10:10 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. - Break

10:20 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. - "Collective Bargaining Recap and Trends: The Lay of the Land after the 2016-2017 Teacher Negotiation Cycle" - William R. Connon & Donald F. Houston

11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - "Special Education for Non-Special Educators: Emerging Issues for Your School District" - Michael P. McKeon & Melinda B. Kaufmann

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch

12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch Presentation: "Hot Topics in Education: Rell v. CCJEF, Transgender Student Issues and Audience Q&A Session" - During lunch our attorneys will lead an interactive discussion relating to these hot topics and more, which will feature panelist Rebecca Adams of Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE).       

To RSVP for seminar, please email forum@pullcom.com or call 860.424.4343.