Learning Together 2018: Recent Developments in the Law and Practical Solutions for School Districts
Pullman & Comley's School Law Practice held its fourth annual statewide seminar, "Learning Together 2018: Recent Developments in the Law and Practical Solutions for School Districts" on Friday, March 2, from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Hartford South, Rocky Hill, CT. This half-day program featured the agenda below and other hot topics facing Connecticut school districts in 2018.
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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. - 9:10 a.m. - "Lights, Cameras and the FOIA: Recent Developments" – Mark J. Sommaruga
9:10 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. - "Negotiating the Future – Trends in Collective Bargaining" – William R. Connon
9:50 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Break
10:40 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. - "Assessing Website Accessibility: Is Your School’s Website ADA Compliant?" – Russell F. Anderson
11:20 p.m. - 12:00 p.m. - "The Bully Pulpit – Addressing Student Harassment in the Digital Age" – Michael P. McKeon & Zachary D. Schurin
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - "LUNCH and HOT TOPICS: Alternative educational opportunities for expelled students + the future of union dues/service fees + your questions on any educational issues" - 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).