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School Law Conference

Fayette County School Law Conference

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Registration Deadline extended to 5pm on 10/17

Date:               Friday, October 27th, 2017
Time:              8:30am-1pm
Location:        Park Inn, 700 West Main Street, Uniontown, PA
Cost:               Free for noncredit attendees
                        (Attorneys seeking CLE credit see information below)

Join us for a half-day conference on education law issues, with guest speakers from the Education Law Center's Pittsburgh office.  The event is brought to you by Fayette County Children and Youth Services, the Fayette County Bar Association, and Connect to Classrooms.

Topics will include:

  • Rights of students in foster care and students experiencing homelessness
  • Changes under the new truancy law
  • Students with disabilities
  • Alternative Education for Disruptive Youth programs
  • School Enrollment
  • School Discipline
  • Civil Rights Issues

This event is open to local judges and attorneys (particularly those serving youth), school administrators (including counselors and truancy and/or safety officers), staff from local agencies providing services to students or in schools, Magisterial District Judges serving Fayette County, court administrators, members of the Children's Roundtable, and other service providers who may encounter school law issues while working with youth populations.

A light continental breakfast will be provided, as well as a boxed lunch for a working lunch session.  Please make your menu selections while registering.

CLE Information:
Legal CLE credits are being coordinated through the Fayette County Bar Association. 
We anticipate offering 4 Substantive CLE credits for the conference.
CLE credits are free for Judges and attorneys who provide services through Fayette County CYS (Including GALs and those representing children in dependency/delinquency court)
All other attorneys, fee is $20 for 4 CLE credits, paid at door (please make checks payable to Fayette County Bar Association)

For more information or any questions, contact Stacey Papa, Executive Director of Connect to Classrooms, spapa@connecttoclassrooms.org