Seminars & In Service Training
The Labor Relations Service staff is available to provide seminars and in-service training on a wide range of topics to participating districts. These presentations can be customized to meet individual district needs, and can be offered at a BOCES or district site to district and building administrators, instructional and support staff, or school board members. 

Contact: Lynn Dolegala at (716)821-7115 or LDolegala@e1b.org.


Examples of presentations we have provided:
Employee Relations
• Collective Bargaining Basics for School Board Members 
• Current Trends in Collective Bargaining 
• Interpreting the Collective Bargaining Agreement
• Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) of Teachers and Principals
• Tenure and Seniority Issues
• Staff Reductions, Layoffs and Recall
• Supervisor Training -- Dealing with Difficult Employees
• Documentation of Employee Performance
• Review of Statutory Requirements for Employee Discipline
• Family and Medical Leave Act
• ADA and Reasonable Accommodations
• Fingerprinting and Criminal Record Checks
• Sexual Harassment
• Responding to EEOC and NYSDHR Charges
• Copyright Law
• Acceptable Use Policies 
• Review of New Case Law and Commissioner's Judicial Decisions



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Student Relations
• Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
• Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)
• Student Residency
• Cyberbullying, Social Networking and other Off-Campus Misconduct
• Child Abuse and Neglect; Child Abuse in an Educational Setting
• Role of Principal in Short-Term Suspensions
• Long-Term Student Suspension Hearings
• Discipline and Suspension of Students with Disabilities
• Teacher Removal of Disruptive Students
• Search and Seizure
• Legal Issues for School Counselors, School Nurses, School Social Workers, School Psychologists
• Custodial/Non-Custodial Parents
• Responding to Subpoenas and other Requests for Student Information 
• Corporal Punishment and Liability Issues
• Student Drug Testing
• Services to Students with Disabilities in Private/Parochial School 


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