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37th Annual School Client Conference

May 6
2022
Seminar
**NEW LOCATION** Buffalo Niagara Marriott, 1340 Millersport Hwy, Amherst, NY 14221
May 6, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Join us for the Hodgson Russ 37th Annual School Client Conference
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Our attorneys will provide insight into some of the most critical issues facing school districts. Three tracks are planned with information specific to your employees' needs:

  • Employee Track (A) - these sessions will focus on topics related to your employees.
  • Business Track  (B) - these sessions will focus on school district business operations. 
  • Student Track (C) - will focus on current issues affecting students in the educational environment.

​​​​​​​Who should attend: Board of Education Members, Superintendents, Business Officials and School District Administrators.


AGENDA

8:00 a.m.
​​​​​​​Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 8:50 a.m.
Introduction/Overview

9:00 - 9:50 a.m. Session Number 1
1A. The Covid-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned and Planning for the Future 
1B. Capital Projects and Financings – Your Issues for 2022  
1C. The Fundamentals of Title IX – Investigations and Determination

10:00 - 10:50 a.m. Session Number 2
2A. Labor and Employment Law Hot Topics  
2B. How to Resolve Capital Project Disputes  
2C. Threat Assessment, Crisis Response, and Violence Prevention

11:00 - 11:50 a.m. Session Number 3
3A. Addressing Chronic Employee Absenteeism  
3B. Collective Bargaining – Achieving Your Priorities 
3C. Navigating Legal Issues in Schools Related to Transgender Students  

​​​​​​​12:00 - 12:50 p.m. LUNCH

1:00 - 1:50 p.m. Session Number 4
4A. The Effective School Board – Communication and Collaboration 
4B. Please Don’t Feed the Phish - Cybersecurity and What You Need to Know  
4C. Special Education – The Pandemic’s Lasting Impact on Student Eligibility, Services and Evaluations  

2:00 - 2:50 p.m. Session Number 5
5A. Challenges of Disciplining Staff and Best Practices to Consider 
5B. The State Budget, Electric School Busses and Tax Assessment Challenges 
5C. Student Discipline: Avoiding Common Mistakes
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3:00 - 4:00 p.m. COCKTAIL RECEPTION

​​​​​This seminar is complimentary and exclusive to clients and friends of Hodgson Russ.

CTLE credit is available. 

In light of COVID-19 unpredictability, we will notify you of any changes in our event plans.​​​​​​

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