Please join us for our annual fall seminar on November 2, 2017 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown. This promises to be an interesting and informative program regarding recent developments in labor and employment law. Our half-day seminar will include discussions … Read more
Lisa’s session, “Hot Legal, Labor and Legislative Topics: A Review of Case Law, Agency Decisions, and Legislative Action … Read more
In case you missed it, Shipman & Goodwin attorneys Julie C. Fay and Laura A. Fisher recently presented a complimentary webinar on the topic of mandated reporting in Connecticut for independent and public schools. The webinar reviewed the obligations under … Read more
Anne Littlefield will participate in the Expert Forum and Audience Q&A session (11:45 AM – 12:30 PM) of the Symposium on Student Safety on October 3, 2017.
The Symposium on Student Safety is free for school and district administrators, cabinet … Read more
This program will explore obligations of school employees under Connecticut’s mandatory reporting law on child abuse … Read more
On September 23, 2017, four Shipman & Goodwin attorneys will present sessions at the 2017 CAIS Annual Conference on Governance, a conference for trustees, heads, business managers and senior-level school administrators interested in governance.
Join Shipman & Goodwin attorney Gary Brochu on September 22, 2017 for this complimentary webinar where he will discuss Board Member Conduct: Empowering Good Behavior/Dealing with Bad Behavior.
In addition to legal and procedural guidelines and requirements as to how … Read more
In its 2017 Regular Session, the General Assembly made a number … Read more
In its 2017 Regular Session, the General Assembly made a number of changes in the statutes that affect public education in Connecticut. This workshop is intended to give public and charter school personnel an overview of some of the changes … Read more
On August 22, 2017, Shipman & Goodwin attorneys Julie C. Fay, Laura A. Fisher and Henry J. Zaccardi will present the program, “Connecticut Independent Schools Employment Law: Background Check Requirements” for the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools (CAIS).
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Join Shipman & Goodwin tax and trusts and estates attorneys Ray Casella and Danielle Ferrucci on September 13, 2017 for this complimentary webinar for independent schools. Presenters will discuss tax issues specific to private educational institutions, including:Read more
The Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) is presenting the following symposium. This is a free presentation open to the public. Although this presentation is focused on public schools, the topic should be of interest to all educators, … Read more
On June 22, 2017 Gwen Zittoun will present, “Legal Issues concerning Secondary Transition for Special Education Students” at the Annual Connecticut Secondary Transition Symposium to be held at Gateway Community College in New Haven, Connecticut.
The University of Connecticut Center … Read more
On June 13, 2017, environmental attorneys Andrew N. Davis, Ph.D. and Aaron D. Levy will present a workshop titled, “Environmental Issues Facing Colleges and Universities Overall and in Construction and Renovation Projects ” at the 2017 Connecticut Conference of Independent … Read more
Save the date of September 13, 2017 and join Shipman & Goodwin tax and trusts and estates attorneys Ray Casella and Danielle Ferrucci as they present this complimentary webinar for independent schools. Presenters will discuss tax issues specific to private … Read more
Join Shipman & Goodwin pension and employee benefits attorneys for this complimentary webinar for institutions with 401(k) plans. Presenters will discuss today’s 401(k) issues that require the immediate and ongoing focus of 401(k) plan sponsors and administrators, and provide them … Read more
Join Shipman & Goodwin Labor and Employment attorneys Keegan Drenosky and Clarisse N. Thomas for this complimentary employment law webinar where they will offer a review of legal best practices for navigating the do’s and don’ts of the disciplinary process. … Read more
On May 19, 2017, Thomas B. Mooney, Gabriel J. Jiran and Christopher E. Engler will present the topic, “Being an Employer in the Digital World” at the 2017 Annual Conference of the Connecticut Association of School Personnel Administrators (CASPA). … Read more
On May 12, 2017, Peter Maher will co-present the session, “The Policies of OSEP, OCR, and DOJ for Students with Disabilities: The Current Status and the New Direction” at Lehigh University’s 45th Special Education Law Conference. This session will … Read more
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
Now, more than ever, it is critical for schools to ensure that all faculty and staff are appropriately trained regarding their legal obligations to report suspicions of abuse and neglect of any student to appropriate authorities.
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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
With many projects planned for existing and new buildings during the upcoming summer months while students are away, appropriate advanced planning for environmental issues can be a critical time and money saver (and reduce risks) for your district. In addition, … Read more
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