31st Annual School Client Conference
Friday, January 15, 2016
Millennium Hotel Buffalo
2040 Walden Avenue
Cheektowaga, New York
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m.
This seminar is complimentary and exclusive to clients and friends of Hodgson Russ. Please register early. Space is limited.
Who should attend: board members, superintendents, business officials, and school administrators
Registration and Breakfast: 8:30 a.m.
Introduction/Overview: 9:00 - 9:15 a.m.
Session 1 (choose one program) 9:20 – 10:10 a.m.
1A The Legal Obligation of Cybersecurity
1B The FMLA, ADA, and Reasonable Accommodations: How to Handle Employee Disability Issues
1C Protecting the District Against a Unilateral Placement Claim
Break: 10:10 – 10:25 a.m.
Session 2 (choose one program) 10:25 – 11:15 a.m.
2A How to Prepare to Be (and Be, in Fact) a Good Witness
2B Discrimination Update: The Latest in Discrimination Law and Other New York State Legal Developments Districts Need to Know
2C New Residency Requirements in the Face of Changing Demographics
Session 3 (choose one program) 11:20 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
3A What's New in Education Law
3B The ACA Cadillac Tax
3C Reviewing the Rights of Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Students
Lunch: 12:10 – 1:20 p.m.
Session 4 (choose one program) 1:20 – 2:10 p.m.
4A The Top 10 Management Mistakes in Negotiations
4B How to Avoid a Wage and Hour Trainwreck: New and Unique Compensation Rules for Schools
4C Constitutional Issues for Today's Schools
Session 5 (choose one program) 2:15 – 3:05 p.m.
5A Capital Projects/Financings: Your Issues for 2016
5B Effective Employee Evaluation and Discipline
5C Special Education Question and Answer Session
Cocktail Reception: 3:10 – 4:00 p.m.
Please register by January 8.
If you have any questions, please contact Carol Holland-Ess.