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The education environment you work within is more demanding than ever. The Ontario school system and its governing legal framework continues to evolve as new challenges arise. As an educator, administrator, Supervisory Officer, Board official, Trustee or lawyer, you need a clear understanding of the laws that govern the education system. Failure to understand or keep current have serious and potentially costly ramifications.

Completion of this program counts towards
The Osgoode Certificate in Education Law

Using case studies and real life examples, this OsgoodePD program has been developed by education law experts to provide you with an understanding of the most pertinent legal issues that confront educational leaders and their legal advisors. You will acquire knowledge and strategies which you can apply immediately. The program written materials will act as a valuable resource long after the course is over.

Topics will include:

  • How the Charter and the Human Rights Code impact your day-to-day decisions, including disability discrimination, religious accommodation and freedom of expression
  • Understanding mental health law issues in schools
  • Family law issues including rights of child/parent, custody & access, child protection, foster care, homelessness
  • Student discipline best practices on the front-lines
  • Privacy rights and search and seizure issues in schools
  • Police protocols & the Youth Criminal Justice Act
  • Your role and responsibilities in relation to the dangers and impact of cyberspace

Faculty

Chairs

  • Robert G. Keel, Keel Cottrelle LLP
  • The Hon. Marvin A. Zuker, Associate Professor, Leadership, Higher & Adult Education, University of Toronto, OISE

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Group Discounts and Financial Assistance

For boardroom and multi-purchase rates, please email us.
OsgoodePD offers group rates and financial assistance for both on-site and webcast formats. Please note these are only available when registering for members of the same organization, at the same time, and payment is made with one invoice.

Delivery

After your purchase is complete, the course will appear in the Order History of your OsgoodePD account with a link to "Take Online Course". Once you click "Take Online Course" you will be forwarded to the Moodle page with the materials link. The program video link with be unlocked on the day of the program. You will have access to the video for 90 days.

Program Changes

We will make every effort to present the program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the dates, location, speakers or content with little or no notice. In the event of program cancellation, York University and Osgoode Hall Law School’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid fees.

Cancellations, Substitutions and Refunds

Substitution of registrants is permitted at any time. If you are unable to find a substitute, a full refund is available if a cancellation request is received in writing 14 days prior to the program date. If a cancellation request is made with less than 14 days notice, a $75 administration fee will apply. No other refund is available.

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Technical Support

In the event you experience technical difficulties, please contact opdsupport@osgoode.yorku.ca for assistance.

Date Recorded

February 10-11, 2020

Program Details

Date & Time

March 30-31, 2020

Location

Web - Replay

Fee per Delegate

$895 + HST

Newly Licensed (2017-Present): $447.50 + HST

Registration for this program is now closed.

Eligible CPD Credit Hours

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Who Should Attend

  • School Administrators
  • Teachers
  • Supervisory Officers
  • School trustees
  • Directors of Education
  • School board staff
  • Representatives from Federations, the Ministry of Education, and Ontario College of Teachers
  • Advocates for students and parents
  • Legal practitioners – education law practitioners

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