Legal Do's & Don'ts for K-12 Educators: Discipline Students with Disabilities
Recording Price: $199.00
(Includes Proprietary Materials)
Disciplining disabled students in schools today involves extensive legal risk and liability. School administrators must know how they can and cannot take disciplinary action on students who are classified as disabled. In this webinar, you and your staff will learn essential tips on how to legally confront and handle bad behavior from students with disabilities. Join us for this can't miss, 60-minute webinar where you will discover:
Due process & the disabled child - What you must know to stay compliant
IDEA requirements & obligations for your school: Know the facts
Manifestation review: What to do when manifestation is identified
IEP Meetings: How to make sure everyone walks away with a resolution
Tips to Comply with Due Process and the Disabled Child
Due process for disabled students: What constitutes life, liberty & property
Special considerations that protect the disabled student: Know them all
Potential loopholes: What you need to know before lawsuits arise
The Role of IDEA and Student Discipline: Stay Compliant & Avoid Legal Trouble
Manifestation Determination: The link between behavior & disability
Potential penalties for violating IDEA: Prepare properly, avoid liability
How to hold successful & proactive IEP meetings that guarantee resolutions
Manifestation Determinations: Steps You Must Take to Stay in Compliance
Important timelines and deadlines for manifestation reviews
What to do if behavior is determined a manifestation, and if it isn't
Rights of non-classified students: What your school faculty must know
Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!
About The Speaker
James Evans has more than 20 years experience representing commercial entities and educational institutions.
He advises private and public educational institutions concerning multiple matters, including labor and employment, student discipline, regulatory compliance, constitutional law, contract claims, and risk management. He also advises schools regarding policy development and implementation and audits clients for the sufficiency of their policies.
James has successfully defended several public and private schools against a host of claims, including civil rights claims in both state and federal courts, employee disciplinary matters under Education Law § 3020-a and Civil Service Law § 75, contract issues, and construction disputes, among many others.
James is a frequent speaker on issues relative to education law and commercial litigation. He is an Assistant Professor of Education at Le Moyne College and a member of the New York State Bar Association, the National School Boards Association, and the American Bar Association.
Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover how to approach behavioral issues in students with disabilities in a way that allows your school to avoid any potential legal liability.