This seminar will bring attendees up-to-date on the latest legal developments and present valuable information on some of the most troublesome issues affecting public education in the state of Utah. It is designed to help busy school officials keep abreast of the ever-changing legal landscape by packing as much relevant information as possible into a one-day seminar.
- IDEA reauthorization
- Recent developments regarding Title IX and high school athletics
- First Amendment update
- Hot employment law topics for school administrators
- The attendee will be able to discuss employee and student due process.
- The attendee will be able to identify recent state and federal legislation.
- The attendee will be able to review recent court cases.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
I. Employee Due Process
A. Orderly Termination
B. Wrongful Termination
C. The Effect Of The Whitney Decision
D. Disabilities And Termination
E. Written Contracts And Negotiated Agreements
F. Termination For Off-Campus And After-Hour Conduct
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
II. Student Due Process
A. The Hearing Process
B. What Rights?
C. IDEA, 504 And Suspension
D. Protected Categories
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
III. IDEA Reauthorization
B. Reduction In Paperwork
C. Notice Of Rights And Procedural Issues
D. Due Process Hearing Developments
E. Private Placement
F. Attorneys' Fees
G. Recent Court Cases
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
IV. Recent Developments Regarding Title IX And High School Athletics
A. Recent Court Cases
B. Recent Federal Compliance Investigations
C. Frequent Problem Areas
3. Booster Clubs
4. Qualified Coaches
D. Avoiding Problems
2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
V. First Amendment Update
A. Recent Establishment Clause Cases
B. Students' Free Exercise Rights
C. Access To School Facilities
D. Distribution Of Literature
E. Underground Newspapers And Web Pages
F. Free Speech Developments
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VI. Hot Employment Law Topics For School Administrators
A. Fair Labor Standards Act Update
B. What Early Retirement Incentives Are Legal?
C. The Maze Of Related, But Different, Federal And State Programs: FMLA, ADA, Workers' Compensation And HIPAA
D. Recent State And Federal Legislation