Education law expert Jim Castagnera will explain what the First Amendment’s religious “establishment” and “free exercise” provisions mean, according to the Supreme Court and the U.S. Department of Education. You will learn how to establish appropriate policies and practices for holidays in your school.
- Is prayer acceptable during non-instructional time? Classes?
- May students organize prayer groups and religious activities?
- Are moments of silence acceptable during student assemblies?
- How should you handle religious objections to policies?
- How must attendance policies accommodate religious activities?
- What are the Title VII religious-discrimination rights of school employees?
Who Should Attend?
- Certificate of Attendance
- All resources and training materials
- Member and the Chief Consultant of Holland Media Services LLC, a communications and training company with offices in Philadelphia and Los Angeles
- Member of Portum Group International LLC, a cybersecurity and privacy consulting firm in Philadelphia
- Of Counsel to Washington International Business Counsel
- Adjunct Professor of Law in the Kline School of Law at Drexel University
- 10 years as a labor, employment, and intellectual-property attorney with Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr
- 23 years as associate provost and legal counsel for academic affairs at Rider University
- Holds an M.A. in Journalism from Kent State University
- J.D. and Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University