Three Shipman & Goodwin attorneys will present at the 2017 TABS Annual Conference, scheduled to take place November 30 – December 2, 2017 in Boston, MA.
Julie C. Fay and Melika S. Forbes will present the concurrent session, “Academic Support and Accommodations: Understanding the Law and Best Practices” on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. This presentation will explore best practices for determining accommodations and provide a discussion of the intersection between public and independent schools when it comes to accommodating students with disabilities.
William J. Roberts will present the concurrent session, “Safeguarding Data: Developing a School Data Privacy and Security Program” on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Bill will discuss privacy of personal information as a growing risk management concern for educational institutions. His presentation will address the legal requirements that apply to schools and outline key risk mitigation strategies. His presentation will also discuss best practices for the development of a holistic school data privacy program, including recommendations on structure, policies and practices.
Focusing exclusively on boarding school issues, the TABS Annual Conference provides a professional development venue for heads of schools, marketing, admission, academic, residential life, diversity/multiculturalism and campus health professionals and other administrators. In addition to valuable networking opportunities in the heart of Boston, the 2017 Conference will feature concurrent sessions and pre-conference workshops by practitioners in schools and other leading national and international education experts.
For more information and to register, visit the 2017 TABS Annual Conference website.