The NSBA Annual Conference & Exposition is the largest national gathering of elected officials and offers an impressive collection of professional development opportunities for school board members and other education leaders. More than 5,000 school board leaders and administrators from across the country attended the three-day meeting. April 19-23, 2012 marks the 72nd Annual Conference.

ldolphinJulie Fay and Anne Littlefield  served as presenters on the topic of bullying, during their session, “Bully or Bigot: When Is Bullying Behavior Also Discrimination?”  Anne Littlefield also presented, on the bullying topic during the session, “School District Liability for Peer Bullying and Harassment: A Review of Current Legal Standards.”  Additionally, Shipman & Goodwin Partner, gbrochu presented on behalf of the Berlin Board of Education with the sessions, “Meaningful Meetings: More than Just Going through the Motions” and “Become a High Functioning School Board.”

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