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Webinar: A Legal Primer – Tax and Charitable Giving for Independent Schools

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:

  • property tax exemptions
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Transgender and Genderqueer Public School Students: School Safety in an Era of Uncertainty

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

Environmental Attorneys Andrew Davis and Aaron Levy to Present at CCIC’s 2017 Member Forum

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

Webinar: 401(k) Plans – Best Practices for Employers and Plan Administrators

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

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

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