ARE YOU BREAKING THE LAW?
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Legal Issues in After School
January 8, 2015, Hartford
Our discussion will focus on the legal implications of after school employees when working with children on a daily basis. We will discuss what they should know about school law in after school programs. We will touch on a number of issues including: responsibilities regarding students with disabilities, required background checks for employees of after school programs as opposed to school district employees, confidentiality requirements and reporting requirements for after school program personnel.
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Special Needs and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
January 16, 2015, Hartford
Are YOU breaking the law without realizing it in your after school or summer program? Sometimes simple awareness can save your program thousands of dollars in legal fees and litigation. Assistant United States Attorney Lisa Perkins, will provide an overview of titles II and III of the ADA and present case studies involving the failure to accommodate children with disabilities in summer camps and afterschool programs. She will provide guidance on what the ADA requires of aftercare programs and best practices when a program receives a request to accommodate a child with a disability.
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February 20 – Special Needs and the American Disabilities Act (ADA), Stamford
February 23 – Integrating Learning in After School, Hartford
March 31 – Grant Writing, Hartford
April 24 – Managing Challenging Behaviors, Hartford
May 11 – Promoting Healthy Lifestyles in Programs, Hartford