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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
- How college disciplinary hearings work
- Where homeless children can go to school
- The limits on schools who restrain children or place
them in seclusion
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
Christopher A. Tracey, Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Stamford
9:00 Discipline and the Special Education Student (Littlefield)
9:45 Special Education in Connecticut Technical High Schools (Murphy)
10:30 Student Discipline Hearings in Connecticut Institutions of Higher
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.