How To Avoid Racism Lawsuits At Your School

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$129.00
Training Includes:
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • All resources and training materials
  • An on-demand recording will be available after the live presentation.

Education lawyer Rick Verstegen will discuss important issues related to race discrimination involving students. You will learn how to address reports of racial harassment, including the steps you must take during the investigation and decision-making process.

What You'll Learn

  • What laws cover race discrimination?
  • How should you respond to reports of racial discrimination?
  • What interim steps should you take before conducting an investigation?
  • What are the proper steps for an investigation?
  • What common issues do school officials face?
  • How does race relate to First Amendment and student records concerns?

Training Overview

Is your school prepared for a racism lawsuit? Learn how to avoid problems and address complaints.

Schools are increasingly the focus of racial discrimination news stories. A tragic “slave auction” held by students in North Carolina just reported last week highlights the need to address matters involving race, including claims of race discrimination within the educational program. Addressing these issues can be less challenging if you understand the various legal and political aspects.

You can take specific steps to create a safe and inclusive learning environment for all your students. By working proactively and knowing how to address claims you will avoid lawsuits.

  • What laws cover race discrimination?
  • How should you respond to reports of racial discrimination?
  • What interim steps should you take before conducting an investigation?
  • What are the proper steps for an investigation?
  • What common issues do school officials face?
  • How does race relate to First Amendment and student records concerns?

Who Should Attend?

  • Superintendents
  • Student services directors
  • Principals and associate principals
  • Deans of students
  • Other school administrators

 

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

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