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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 Illinois MCLE Board for 6.0 hours of CLE credit.
NBI, Inc. is an accredited sponsor with Missouri Minimum Continuing Legal Education. This program qualifies for 7.20 hours of CLE credit, which includes 0.0 hour of ethics, professionalism or malpractice prevention 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. Distinguish between acceptable and unacceptable use of recording devices in schools. 4. Explain legal and constitutional concerns for searching student phones. 5. Identify common FERPA dilemmas. 6. State assistive technology requirements for students with disabilities.
Missouri inservice credit available with prior district approval.
ERIN M. LEACH is an associate attorney with Shands, Elbert, Gianoulakis & Giljum, LLP, located in St. Louis, Missouri. She assists in representing various clients in civil litigation, including employment litigation and general commercial litigation. Ms. Leach also advises employers and works closely with their supervisory employees regarding various personnel matters and employment law issues. She is admitted to practice in Missouri and is a member of The Missouri Bar and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. Ms. Leach received her B.S.degree and B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Denver, followed by earning her J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Missouri, where she was also an editor for the Missouri Law Review. (St. Louis location)
DANIEL RHOADS is an attorney at The Rhoads Firm, LLC, where his practice centers around education, immigration, and litigation. He works mostly in the metropolitan St. Louis area, although his bar admissions include the state of Missouri; state of Illinois; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit; U.S. Immigration Court; and U.S. District Courts: Eastern District of Missouri, Western District of Missouri, Southern District of Illinois, Central District of Illinois, and Court of Federal Claims. Mr. Rhoads regularly represents students on due process complaints, and in civil litigation, in both Missouri and Illinois. Recent presentations include "Legal Rights for Students with Dyslexia" and speaking as a panelist on free speech issues at Washington University's symposium on "The Roberts Court's First Amendment." He received his B.A degree from the University of Miami, his M.B.A. degree from Aurora University, and his J.D degree from Washington University in St Louis. (Jefferson City and St. Louis locations)
ROBERT A. USETED is an attorney with the St. Louis law firm Shands, Elbert, Gianoulakis & Giljum, LLP, where his practice focuses on education law, commercial litigation, and employment law. He obtained his B.A. degree from Southeast Missouri State University, and his J.D. degree from the Duke University School of Law. He represents school districts on a wide array of issues, including, student discipline; special education; residency; church/state issues; Office for Civil Rights complaints; privacy/confidentiality issues; compliance with the Safe Schools Act; Title IX, and other federal and state statutes; advice on policies; and the free speech, press, associational and religious rights of students, teachers and personnel. In October 2016, he made a presentation to the Missouri School Board Association on Transgender Students, the Courts, and OCR. (St. Louis location)
BRIAN S. WEINSTOCK is an attorney at Danna McKitrick PC, where he concentrates his practice in real estate and corporate transactional law, workers' compensation, insurance defense, and other civil and commercial litigation. He also practices in education law related to Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Individual Education Plan (IEP), Section 504 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (504s), Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA), Behavioral Intervention Plan (BIP) and Discipline. Mr. Weinstock is admitted in Missouri, Illinois, Colorado and the U.S. Supreme Court. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Kansas; his M.B.A. degree from Washington University John M. Olin Business School; and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Michigan State University College of Law. (Jefferson City location)
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