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38th Annual School Client Conference

January 13
2023
Seminar
Buffalo Marriott Niagara 1340 Millersport Hwy, Amherst, NY 14221
January 13, 2023
8:45 am - 3:00 pm

Join us for the Hodgson Russ 38th 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 

8:45 a.m.
Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:15 - 9:25 a.m.
Introduction/Overview

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Session Number 1

1A. Collective Bargaining: Top Ten Things You Need to Know
1B. Capital Project Financing: Your Issues for 2023
1C. School District Obligations Toward Nonpublic Schools and Their Students
 

10:30 - 10:40 a.m. Break

10:40 - 11:40 a.m. Session Number 2

2A. Handling Discrimination and Harassment Complaints – Best Practices
2B. Paid Time Conversion and Separation Benefits Strategies
2C. When Worlds Collide: A Comparison of Section 504 and the IDEA 
 

11:40 a.m. - 12:40 p.m. Lunch

12:45 - 1:45 p.m. Session Number 3

3A. The Boundaries of Free Speech: Community, Employees, and Students
3B. Critical Approaches to Capital Project Contracting and Dispute Resolution
3C. Best Approaches for Student Discipline: From Investigation through Suspension 
 

1:45 - 1:55 p.m. Break

1:55 - 2:55 p.m. Session Number 4

4A. Effective Employee Evaluations
4B. Hot Topics: Victim Acts, Tax Cert Challenges and Solar Projects
4C. Determining Homeless Student Status and Residency Eligibility
 

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. COCKTAIL RECEPTION

This seminar is complimentary and exclusive to clients and friends of Hodgson Russ. For information regarding program cancellation policy or other concerns, please contact us at HRSocial@hodgsonruss.com.

4 hours of CTLE credit is available.

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