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Audio files, course materials, seminar evaluation form, and Verification Affidavit will be sent electronically once payment is processed.

For CLE credit, record the codes heard in the course audio on the Verification Affidavit and submit the document to the CBA in accordance with the instructions in the document.

Hot Issues in Education Law

Presented by: Education Law Committee

About the Program:
This diverse program will cover several aspects of education law. Attend this seminar and receive valuable information about the latest issues confronting parents, students, and educators. You will learn:

  • Whether a special education student can be expelled from school and what protections the student has
  • Whether you can place a special education child in a technical high school
  • What accommodations can be made for a special education child in a technical high school
  • How to defend a discipline charge against a college student
  • How college disciplinary hearings work
  • Where homeless children can go to school
  • The limits on schools who restrain children or place them in seclusion

Program Faculty:
Winona W. Zimberlin, Law Office of Winona Zimberlin, Hartford

Bet Gailor, Connecticut Legal Services, Inc., Willimantic
Anne Littlefield, Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Hartford
Daniel Murphy, Legal Director, Connecticut State Department of Education, Hartford
Christopher A. Tracey, Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Stamford

Program Schedule:
9:00 Discipline and the Special Education Student (Littlefield)
9:45 Special Education in Connecticut Technical High Schools (Murphy)
10:15 Break
10:30 Student Discipline Hearings in Connecticut Institutions of Higher Education (Zimberlin)
11:00 Restraint and Seclusion of Students (Gailor)
11:30 Education for Homeless Children (Gailor)
12:00 Federal Law Update (Tracey)
12:30 Panel Discussion and Questions

Who Should Purchase:
Lawyers who represent parents, schools, or teachers. Lawyers who are parents who want to understand the legal framework for their own child’s education.

This seminar is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE.

CLE Credit: 4.0 Hours