Administrator/Staff In-Service and Board Training

Hauser, Izzo, Petrarca, Gleason & Stillman, LLC offers presentations and in-service training for board members, administrators, and staff on a wide variety of subjects pertaining to general school law and special education law.

Below is a sampling of presentation / in-service training topics that we offer.  To schedule a presentation or to inquire about a topic that is not listed below, please contact Melissa Schmehl at [email protected].

Title IX Training

Sample General School Law Topics

  • Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504
  • Classified Evaluation
  • Classified Remediation Plans
  • Classified Dismissal
  • Computer Usage / Internet Access and Personal /
    Social Technology Issues in Schools
  • Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace
  • Educational Support Personnel Issues
  • Educator Code of Ethics
  • Employee Manuals
  • Ethics Laws and Referenda
  • Facilities Use Policies
  • FMLA
  • FOIA
  • Health Savings Accounts and Other Health Plans
  • Legal Issues for School Board Members
  • Legislative and Case Law Updates
  • Managing Tort Plans
  • Mandated Reporting Obligations and Procedures
  • New Fund Transfer Rules
  • No Child Left Behind Act
  • Open Meetings Act
  • PERA and Senate Bill 7
  • Reductions in Force
  • Regulating Student Expression: When, Why and How
  • Risk Management Plans
  • School Safety and the Law
  • Sexual Harassment / Workplace Conduct Issues
  • Student and Personnel Records and Confidentiality Issues
  • Student Discipline
  • Student Residency and Homeless Student Issues
  • Tax Increment Financing
  • Tort Updates
  • Workplace Investigations

Sample Special Education Law Topics

  • Assistive Technology Devices and Services: Summary of Key Legal Requirements
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (“ADHD”): Legal Issues and
    Requirements for School Personnel
  • Autism and the Law
  • Current Trends in Due Process Litigation
  • Curriculum and Methodology Issues in Special Education
  • Defensible IEP’s
  • Discipline of Students with Disabilities
  • Evaluations and Eligibility Determinations
  • Extended School Year (“ESY”) Services
  • IDEA and Response to Intervention (“RtI”)
  • Least Restrictive Environment and the IEP Process
  • Legal Requirements and Practical Advice for Behavioral
    Assessment and Planning
  • Parent Consent Issues
  • Parentally-Placed Private School Children with Disabilities
  • Parents’ Role in the Special Education Process
  • Participation of Students with Disabilities in Extra-Curricular Activities
  • Physical Restraint and Seclusion
  • Recent Developments and “Hot Topics” in Special Education Law
  • Related Services: District Obligations and Some Recent
    Illustrative Cases
  • Section 504 Procedural Safeguards and FAPE Issues
  • Special Education – A Primer for Board Members
  • The Role of Regular Education Teachers in the Special
    Education Process
  • Transition Planning, Graduation, and
    Compensatory Education