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16th Annual School Law Conference 2016

Keep up with key new developments

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    In the ever-changing world of school law, keeping up with new developments can be a huge challenge. There is no better way to educate yourself about the many changes in laws, regulations, and policies in the school law arena than to attend MCLE’s 16th Annual School Law Conference 2016. Experienced attorneys and other school-related professionals distill the most significant updates of the preceding year into one day of cutting-edge information and lively debate. Whether you represent school districts, school employees, or parents and students, you will find the Conference invaluable to your practice.

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    • 9:30 A.M. – 9:35 A.M.

      Welcome and Introduction

    • 9:35 A.M. – 10:45 A.M.

      Keynote Panel: More Than a Game: The Legal Side of School Sports

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      School sports provide an ever-increasing arena for controversy and liability. This panel tells you what you need to know on issues such as gender equity, inclusion of students with disabilities, bullying and hazing, athletic waivers, liability for injuries, and more.
      Paula M. Colby-Clements, Esq., Massachusetts School of Law , Andover
      Laura E. Gillis, Esq., Law Office of Laura Gillis LLC, Topsfield , Topsfield
      Nancy O'Neil, , Weymouth
      Angela B. Smagula, Esq., Kahn & Smagula LLP , Newtonville
    • 10:45 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

      Networking and Refreshment Break

    • 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 NOON

      Managing the Medical Maze: Addressing the Needs of Students with Health Issues

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      When a student has health-related issues, should the student be on a Section 504 plan? An Individualized Health Care Plan? An IEP? What are the school’s obligations to such students? From allergies and asthma to rare congenital conditions, this panel explains the distinctions and educational ramifications.
      Marie DeSisto, MSN, RN, NCSN, Massachusetts School Nurse Orginization , Marlborough
      Michael J. Joyce, Esq., Nuttall, MacAvoy & Joyce, PC , Marshfield
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    • 12:00 NOON – 1:00 P.M.

      Lunch (on your own)

    • 1:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.

      Education Law Update 2016

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      Hear a comprehensive review of recent court cases and legislation, as well as BSEA decisions concerning special education under IDEA and M.G.L. c. 71B. Section 504 issues and BSEA trends are also discussed.
    • 2:30 P.M. – 2:45 P.M.

      Networking and Refreshment Break

    • 2:45 P.M. – 3:45 P.M.

      Hot Topics in Education Law: Eight Essentials for Your Practice

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      Expert practitioners offer advice on timely and cutting-edge topics, including the status of the implementation of the autism omnibus bill, issues surrounding dress codes and new concerns in curriculum, teaching styles and discipline. Don’t miss this “news you can use” immediately in your practice!
      Rosann DiPietro, Esq., Long & DiPietro LLP , Hingham
      Daniel S. Perlman, Esq., Law Office of Daniel S. Perlman LLC , Acton
      Timothy A. Sindelar, Esq., Law Office of Tim Sindelar , Newton
      Mary Ellen P. Sowyrda, Esq., Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane LLP , Quincy
      Paige L. Tobin, Esq., Murphy, Lamere & Murphy, PC , Braintree
    • 3:45 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

      "Ask the Experts" Q&A Session

    • 4:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.

      Networking Reception for Faculty & Registrants

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    Catherine L. Lyons, Esq., Lyons & Rogers LLC, Rockland

    Faculty

    Paula M. Colby-Clements, Esq., Massachusetts School of Law, Andover
    Marie DeSisto, MSN, RN, NCSN, Massachusetts School Nurse Orginization, Marlborough
    Rosann DiPietro, Esq., Long & DiPietro LLP, Hingham
    Marisol Garcia, Esq., Health Law Advocates, Inc., Boston
    Laura E. Gillis, Esq., Law Office of Laura Gillis LLC, Topsfield, Topsfield
    Michael J. Joyce, Esq., Nuttall, MacAvoy & Joyce, PC, Marshfield
    Nancy N. Nevils, Esq., Stoneman, Chandler & Miller LLP, Boston
    Daniel S. Perlman, Esq., Law Office of Daniel S. Perlman LLC, Acton
    Timothy A. Sindelar, Esq., Law Office of Tim Sindelar, Newton
    Angela B. Smagula, Esq., Kahn & Smagula LLP, Newtonville
    Paige L. Tobin, Esq., Murphy, Lamere & Murphy, PC, Braintree