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A constantly evolving legal landscape contributes to increasingly complex HR challenges in the education sector. What do you do when your investigation reveals improper conduct? How do you balance competing human rights? What are your obligations for your employees’ mental health? These and other challenges make it imperative that you have a clear understanding of the law, its implications and your obligations.

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

Focusing on the most critical human resource issues facing school boards today, you will gain a practical, up-to-date understanding of these complex and often thorny legal issues and how best to manage them including:

  • The top HR issues facing educators today
  • Privacy rights: striking the right balance
  • The human rights of staff vs. students: how should you prioritize?
  • What are the implications when your board ignores inappropriate behavior?
  • Employer obligations to provide a safe workplace

Faculty

Chair

  • Jennifer Trépanier, Keel Cottrelle LLP
  • Nicola Simmons, Keel Cottrelle LLP

Agenda

Fees

Fees include attendance, program materials, lunch and break refreshments for each of the 5 days of the program. The price does not include accommodations. Please inquire about group discounts and financial assistance. Fees paid by individuals are eligible for a tuition tax credit. Dress is business casual.

Program Changes

We will make every effort to present the certificate 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.

Certificate of Program Completion

You will receive a certificate upon completion of The Osgoode Certificate in Health Law. Participants must attend all program modules and successfully complete the take-home assignment to receive a certificate.

Substitutions, Cancellations 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 21 days prior to the program date. If a cancellation request is made with less than 21 days notice, a $150 administration fee will apply. No other refund is available.

Technical Support

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

FAQs

Have questions? Read our FAQs.

Program Details

Questions on program registration?
Please contact the Registration Team at osgoodepd@osgoode.yorku.ca

Questions on the program content?
Please contact the Program Lawyer:
Myrsini Zacharakis at mzacharakis@osgoode.yorku.ca

Program Details

Date & Time

May 11, 2020

Online Replay 
June 8, 2020
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Location

Osgoode Professional Development Centre,
1 Dundas St. W., 26th Floor Toronto, ON

Fee per Delegate

$545 + HST

Newly Licensed (2016-2019): $272.50 + HST

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Eligible CPD Credit Hours

Who Should Attend

  • School Administrators including Principals and VPs
  • Teachers
  • Superintendents/Directors/Managers of HR
  • HR Education Consultants
  • School Board personnel including Directors of Education, Supervisory Officers
  • Education Lawyers
  • Ombudsmen’s Office

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Hotels & Parking

If you require accommodations in downtown Toronto, OsgoodePD has arranged Corporate Rates with several hotels within walking distance of our downtown conference centre.

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