2024 Student Handbooks: Legal Requirements

Education law expert Richard Verstegen will help you identify the current legal issues with your student handbook. You will learn about required changes resulting from recent court cases, regulations, and agency interpretations.   

What You'll Learn

  • The purpose and scope of student handbooks: What is their significance and how do they shape the student experience. 
  • Key provisions: Discover must-have sections to include for clarity and consistency. 
  • Privacy, technology, records, and investigations: Navigate the complexities with practical strategies. 
  • Legal considerations: Learn how to document academic expectations while staying legally sound. 
  • Constitutional implications: explore the broader implications of your student handbook on students' rights. 
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    Thursday, May 23, 2024; 4:00 PM Eastern

    Session scheduled for 90 minutes including question and answer period.

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    Training Overview

    2024 Student Handbook

    Learn what you must revise this summer.

    It’s time to revise your student handbook for the fall. This 2024-2025 edition must incorporate essential updates related to current and evolving laws and regulations.

    With insufficient time to conduct a full audit of the handbook while school is in session, get ready to review your content now to ensure that it is current and compliant.

    Register for this essential webinar designed specifically for administrators and educators like you, where we'll cover:

    • The purpose and scope of student handbooks: What is their significance and how do they shape the student experience
    • Key provisions: Discover must-have sections to include for clarity and consistency
    • Privacy, technology, records, and investigations: Navigate the complexities with practical strategies
    • Legal considerations: Learn how to document academic expectations while staying legally sound
    • Constitutional implications: explore the broader implications of your student handbook on students' rights
    Recommended Audience
    Who Should Attend?
    • Superintendents
    • School administrators
    • Principals
    • Assistant principals
    • Student services directors
    • School district personnel
    • Other K-12 administrators
    What's included
    Training includes
    • Certificate of Attendance
    • All resources and training materials
    About

    Expert Presenter

    Richard F. Verstegen
    • Partner with Boardman & Clark, LLP of Madison, Wisconsin
    • School Law Practice Group and Labor and Employment Group
    • Represents educational institutions in a variety of education law matters
    • Published many articles regarding education and employment law
    • Former president of the Wisconsin School Attorneys Association
    • Current member of the State Bar of Wisconsin
    • JD degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School