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Benjamin FrazziniKendrick to Present at the 2017 Connecticut Education Network Annual Conference

Benjamin FrazziniKendrick will participate on a panel discussion with Doug Casey, Executive Director, Commission for Educational Technology, about student data privacy at the May 12, 2017 Annual Connecticut Education Network (CEN) Conference.  The discussion will review likely changes to Connecticut’s … Read more

Webinar: Classifying Your Workforce – Exempt vs. Non-Exempt Employees

Join Shipman & Goodwin labor and employment attorneys Henry Zaccardi and Ashley Marshall for a complimentary webinar where they will discuss wage and hour classification of exempt versus non-exempt employees in the big three categories: executive, administrative and professional.  Presenters … Read more

Gwen Zittoun and Jessica Ritter to Present at the 2017 CAS Conference for School Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

On April 28, 2017, Gwen Zittoun and Jessica Ritter will present the topic, “Legal Matters That Every Administrative Assistant Should Know” at the Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS) Conference for School Secretaries and Administrative Assistants. They will cover new … Read more

Chuck Howard to Moderate International Ombudsman Association Meeting Presentation: The Education Conflict Resolution

On April 24, 2017, Shipman & Goodwin attorney Chuck Howard will moderate a presentation at the International Ombudsman Association meeting in Minneapolis entitled “Education Conflict Resolution: Establishing Ombuds Programs in K-12 Schools.”  The program will overview how ombuds programs are … Read more

Tom Mooney and Henry Zaccardi to Present at the 2017 Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission Annual Conference

On April 21, 2017, Thomas Mooney and Henry Zaccardi will present the program, “Complying with the FOIA: Some Helpful Hints” as panelists and co-moderators at the Freedom of Information Commission Annual Conference. For more information and to register, visit the … Read more

Gary Brochu Presents at NSBA Meeting on a Board of Education’s Path to Excellence

On March 25, 2017, Shipman & Goodwin attorney Gary Brochu delivered a presentation entitled “From Awful to Award Winning: One Board’s Path to Excellence” at the National School Boards Association meeting in Denver, Colorado. Gary has presented numerous times at … Read more

No Environmental Issue Left Behind: Challenges for Public Schools

Compliance Requirements, Construction Projects and Crisis Management

Please join Shipman & Goodwin’s Environmental and Construction attorneys for an informative program regarding the most pressing environmental issues facing public schools today. This seminar will address the following:

  • Environmental requirements for public
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Last Chance to Register! Webinar: Board Member Boot Camp – Conducting BOE Hearings

There’s still time to register for this complimentary webinar offered to board of education members and chairs.

One of the responsibilities of serving on a board of education is serving as a hearing panelist. Boards of education are statutorily and … Read more

Webinar: I-9 Compliance and Immigration Law Update for In-House Counsel and Human Resource Professionals

Join Shipman & Goodwin Immigration attorneys Brenda Eckert and Ashley Mendoza for this complimentary webinar addressing essential updates in immigration law for U.S. employers.  Presenters will review I-9 compliance, as well as recent changes to immigration law and the impact … Read more

Register Now for Hot Topics in Special Education and Section 504/ADA

Join Shipman & Goodwin school law attorneys for a timely discussion of hot topics and legal developments in special education and Section 504/ADA. Presenters will review:

  • U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools
  • OCR December 2016 Guidance
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Webinar Recap: Your Guide to Robert’s Rules of Order

On January 26th Attorney Gary Brochu provided another webinar in the Board Member Boot Camp webinar series. The focus of the latest webinar was the conducting of board of education meetings utilizing Robert’s Rules. The webinar provided a framework … Read more

Webinar Recaps: The Essential Guide for 401(k) and 403(b) Plan Administrators

In case you missed them, Shipman & Goodwin’s Pension and Employee Benefits attorneys recently presented complimentary webinars for independent school and college and university audiences.  The webinars reviewed plans governed by ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code, including 401(k) and … Read more

Employment Law Webinar: Legal Guide to Hiring the Right Employee the Right Way

Hiring the right employee can be a challenging task. New laws and court decisions have only complicated a process that is often done quickly.  This complimentary webinar will address the legal risks inherent in the hiring process.  Presenters will recap … Read more

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