Hampton Inn & Suites Vineland
2134 West Landis Avenue
Vineland, NJ 08360
Areas of Professional Practice: 7.00
Course book included with all formats
Technology Legal Risks, Best Practices and Policies to Avoid Liability
When and how can a school regulate social media use by staff, students and parents? What is the extent of a school's responsibility to address cyberbullying - and how far can they go without overstepping their bounds during investigations and disciplinary actions? In this program, our seasoned faculty will provide answers to these questions and myriad other legal issues surrounding technology in and outside of the classroom. Learn what actions schools can't and must take in order to mitigate liability - register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar is designed for:
This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 7.20 hours of total CLE credit. Of these, 0.0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
including - Areas of Professional Practice: 7.00
This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 7.0 credit hours. 7.0 hours can be applied to the Areas of Professional Practice requirement. This live format program is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.
This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for a total of 6.0 hours, including 6.0 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and 0.0 hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.
NBI, Inc. is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. NBI, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 0.60 CEUs for this program. At the end of the program, participants must complete a self-assessment in order to receive credit. 100% attendance is required. (Provider #1004558)
Upon completion of this course, attendee will be able to: 1. Explain to what extent schools can regulate the use of social media. 2. Describe when schools can implement discipline on students for cyberbullying. 3. Identify common FERPA dilemmas. 4. State assistive technology requirements for students with disabilities. 5. Distinguish between acceptable and unacceptable use of recording devices in schools. 6. Explain legal and constitutional concerns for searching student phones.
6.0 NJ Clock Hours available. (Registered NJ Professional Development Provider # 5877).
CRAIG D. BECKER is an attorney with Craig David Becker Attorney at Law, LLC, where he practices education law and criminal defense. He also practices special education law, representing students, including special needs students, who have been denied an appropriate and effective education; as well as representing students in disciplinary actions. In addition to maintaining his own firm, Mr. Becker is of counsel to the law firm of Gerstein Grayson & Cohen, LLP. He is licensed to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Becker is trustee for the Camden County Bar Association and is a member of the Burlington County, New Jersey State, and Pennsylvania (Legal Services for Exceptional Children Committee) bar associations. He earned his J.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of law. (Vineland and Atlantic City locations)
ARLA D. CAHILL is an attorney with Mandelbaum Salsburg, P.C., where she is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department and education law and special needs practice groups. Ms. Cahill earned her B.S. degree, cum laude, from Montclair State University and her J.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She is on the Executive Committee of Employment Horizons, Inc. and a member of the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA), and Autism New Jersey. Ms. Cahill is admitted to practice in the state of New Jersey; state of New York; Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; and the Supreme Court of the United States. (Cherry Hill location)
SANMATHI (SANU) DEV is a shareholder at Capehart Scatchard and concentrates her practice on the representation of boards of education and charter schools in all areas of school law, including labor and employment, special education, Section 504, student discipline, student records, FERPA, Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act, student residency, civil rights, tenure, OPRA, and OPMA. In connection with these representations, she is experienced in handling matters before state and federal courts, including the Office of Administrative Law. Ms. Dev is an experienced special education litigator and defends school districts in due process hearings. She has also handled matters before governmental agencies. Ms. Dev also leads Capehart Scatchard’s school law blog. Ms. Dev is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and the District Court for the District of New Jersey. She is a member of Burlington and Camden County bar associations, South Asian Bar Association of New Jersey, South Jersey Young Professionals Association, New Jersey School Boards Association, and New Jersey Charter School Association. Ms. Dev earned her B.A. degree from Boston University and her J.D. degree from Rutgers School of Law-Camden. (Cherry Hill location)
PHILIP E. STERN supports the school law and employment and labor practice groups for DiFrancesco Bateman Kunzman Davis Lehrer & Flaum, PC. Mr. Stern has more than three decades of experience in all facets of education law, representing countless public and private school districts, colleges and universities in collective bargaining, special education, employment litigation, and student and staff disciplinary issues. His legal work on behalf of educational institutions places a high priority upon professional development and training, seeking to prevent legal problems before they become costly and time-consuming litigation matters. He has negotiated countless collective bargaining agreements on behalf of educational institutions, utilizing techniques derived from both positional and interest-based bargaining. In the educational setting, Mr. Stern's negotiating philosophy is shaped by the client’s ultimate goal to facilitate excellent teaching and learning. Towards that end, tenets of fairness, respect, and discipline have earned him a reputation of integrity by participants on both sides of the bargaining table. As in-house counsel for the South Orange and Maplewood School District from 2013 to 2016, Mr. Stern worked extensively with the district in furtherance of meaningful solutions to litigation challenges. He has litigated in all New Jersey judicial and administrative forums, from the New Jersey Supreme Court to the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission to the New Jersey Office of Administrative Law. While he appreciates the need to avoid litigation whenever possible, he also recognizes that, at times, a client’s interests require the time and commitment of a trial. As such, he has litigated full jury trials and administrative hearings. Mr. Stern earned his B.A. degree from Wesleyan University, his M.A. degree in educational administration from Montclair State College, and his J.D. degree from New York Law School. (Vineland and Atlantic City and Cherry Hill locations)
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