RATWIK, ROSZAK & MALONEY, P.A.
VIRTUAL SCHOOL LAW SEMINAR 

Friday, October 30, 2020

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Morning Session

8:00 a.m.Welcome Ann R. Goering
8:05 – 8:35 a.m.Case Law Update:  What’s New? Recent Decisions Affecting Minnesota Schools 
Margaret A. Skelton
8:35 – 9:15 a.m.Employment Law in the Time of COVID: What Has Changed, What Has Stayed the Same, and How to Respond When the Guidance Keeps Shifting Ann R. Goering
9:15 – 10:15 a.m.A Very COVID Q&A: Answers to the Tough Questions Facing Minnesota Schools This Year Margaret A. Skelton, Jennifer K. Earley, Christian R. Shafer, and Moderator, Frank E. Langan
10:15 – 10:30 a.m.Break
10:30 – 11:00 a.m.Kindergarten Cop?  Defining the Role(s) of School Staff and School Resource Officers During School InvestigationsTimothy A. Sullivan
11:00 -11:30 a.m.The First Amendment in School: Freedom of Speech in Uncertain TimesJennifer K. Earley and Adam J. Frudden
11:30 – 12:00 p.m.The Open Meeting Law During a State of Emergency: Dealing with the Challenges
Joseph J. Langel

Afternoon Session

12:00 – 12:30 a.m.Lunch Break
12:30 – 1:00 p.m.Off-Campus and Online: Student Conduct Issues During Remote Learning
Nathan B. Shepherd
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.Special Education Issues During a Pandemic: (Still) Gotta Have FAPELaura T. Booth, Christian R. Shafer and
Elizabeth M. Meske
2:00 – 2:30 p.m.The Eighth Circuit Speaks:  Special Education Transportation
Laura T. Booth

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Win Some/Lose Some – Important Section 504 and IDEA CasesChristian R. Shafer, Elizabeth M. Meske & Adam J. Frudden

Special Education Basics for School AdministratorsElizabeth M. Meske

Getting to the Bottom of Things: What Every Administrator Needs to Know About Investigating Misconduct in the School SettingErin E. Benson