Legal issues in school administration continue to be one of the most diverse and rapidly evolving areas of law. School administrators and their attorneys are being confronted on a daily basis with a host of issues involving both student and employee rights. This seminar will bring you up-to-date on legal developments in the following areas:
- Student Discipline Generally
- Pre-Discipline Interventions For Children With Special Needs
- Discipline Of Children With Special Needs
- Expedited Proceedings Under The IDEA
- Section 504 Discipline Issues
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
I. Introduction And Overview
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (Break 10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. )
II. Student Discipline Generally
C. Due Process Concerns
D. Out Of School Conduct
E. Gun Free Schools Act
F. Reporting Requirements
G. Delaware Comprehensive School Discipline Improvement Act
H. Implications Of No Child Left Behind Act
I. Fourth Amendment Searches And Seizures
J. Recent Decisions On Student Discipline From Delaware State Board Of Education
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
III. Pre-Discipline Interventions For Children With Special Needs
A. Behavioral Strategies
B. Behavior Plans
C. Functional Behavioral Assessments
1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. (Break 2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.)
IV. Discipline Of Children With Special Needs
A. Impact Of IEP
B. Manifestation Determinations
3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
V. Expedited Proceedings Under The IDEA
A. Challenging Manifestation Determinations And Discipline Decisions
B. Unilateral Removal Of A Dangerous Student
C. 'Stay-Put' Issues
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VI. Section 504 Discipline Issues