Center for School Safety schedules June seminar on bullying, social networking, drug testing, FERPA and more; day-long training June 20 in Bowling Green

A specialist in constitutional law and related issues will be the main presenter June 20 at a school law conference for administrators in Bowling Green.

The seminar at the National Corvette Museum on Louisville Road in Bowling Green will open with registration at 8 a.m. and wrap up by 3:30 p.m. It is sponsored by the Kentucky Center for School Safety, and is co-sponsored by the Kentucky Crime Prevention Coalition, the Kentucky DARE coalition, and the Kentucky Association of School Resource Officers.

The primary presenter is Bernard James, professor of constitutional law at Pepperdine University. James has served as the First Amendment contributing editor of the American Bar Association Preview Journal and has written for the National Law Journal on First Amendment matters.

His presentation will cover issues related to bullying, social networking, cell phone search and seizure, student drug testing and federal laws such as FERPA and HIPAA.

Lodging is available at the Baymont Inn & Suites (soon to be Holiday Inn Express) at $99 plus taxes. Call the hotel at (270) 799-0150 and ask for the Safe Schools and Communities Conference Rate. The rate is good through this Saturday, May 19.

The fee for the conference is $75 per person and interested persons may register by contacting Lee Ann Morrison or Chrystal Osborne at 877-805-4277.

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