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Monday, October 24
 

2:30pm

Organizing Your Charter Policy Manual
Limited Capacity seats available


This session will help Charter School Board of Trustees members and School Leaders to learn the importance of having an updated policy manual; What should be in their policy manual and why;How to organize their policy manual for quick and easy access; and to provide them with tools and services available to them to assist them in keeping their manual updated.


Speakers
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Lou Schimenti

Policy Consultant, New Jersey School Boards Association
Lou is a policy consultant with New Jersey School Boards Association and currently serves on their School Safety and Security Task Force and Charter Schools Committee, which he chairs. He has developed a Charter School Critical Reference Policy Manual.


Monday October 24, 2011 2:30pm - Wednesday October 26, 2011 3:30pm
Room 417 Fourth Floor - East
 
Tuesday, October 25
 

10:00am

"I love BOOBIES," "BONG HITS FOR JESUS," and OTHER FIRST AMENDMENT CASES IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Limited Capacity seats available

Leading school attorneys will discuss complex, thorny free speech and religion issues that arise in public schools, including:

•   Disciplining students and employees for on-line speech
•   Imposing limits on free expression in school
•   Imposing limits on statements at board meetings by members and
    others
•   Responding to requests for accommodation of religious beliefs

Participants will be encouraged to ask questions about First Amendment issues and challenges in their districts.  The answers will not always be clear.  Lively discussion is expected.


Speakers
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Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland and Perretti LLP

Bronze Sponsor, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland and Perretti LLP
Highly skilled attorneys with significant experience representing boards of education, and the resources of one of the state’s oldest, largest, and most respected law firms.


Tuesday October 25, 2011 10:00am - 11:00am
Room 420 Fourth Floor - East