LEGAL SEMINAR

  • March 16, 2016
  • 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Radisson Hotel, Warwick, RI

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What do you need to know to protect your rights and the rights of students?

Attend the RIASP SPONSORED LEGAL SEMINAR to find out!!!

Wednesday, March 16th: 4:00pm- 8:00 pm, Radisson-Warwick 

Dinner included:  Member Fee: $50.00

                                  Non-Member Fee: $100.00

Presenters:

Attorney Jeff Sowa, RIASP Legal Counsel (LaPlante, Sowa, and Goldman) 

Attorney Benjamin Scungio, Managing Partner (Brennan, Recupero, Cascione, Scungio and McAllister, LLP) 

Interactive Presentation to include topics such as:

  • Student discipline; bullying and cyber bullying, police presence, student resource officers’ agreements and practices
  • Constitutional rights focused on students: 

-Technology issues and use of phones 

- Freedom of speech 

- Right to post criticism of staff and administration on social media

- Right to assembly and right to demonstrate

- Rights of 18 yr. olds –their rights vs. school responsibilities

- Censorship of student publications

- Censorship of dress 

  • Contracts, termination, non-renewal- including non-renewal without cause, disciplinary process, whistleblower protection

If these topics don’t cover your concerns, come and ask your questions – time set aside throughout the presentation and during a Question and Answer “Set-aside”



© 2015 Rhode Island Association of School Principals

Rhode Island Association of School Principals is a 501(c) 6 Non-Profit Organization

MAILING ADDRESS:  PO BOX 7791, WARWICK, RI 02887 

OFFICE ADDRESS:  2480 POST ROAD, WARWICK, RI 02886 

401-272-9811 ext. 2 

Donald Rebello, Executive Director 

Sherry Arlia-Puhacz, Adm. Asst. 

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