KSBA hosting back-to-back events on annual school law update and rules on restraint and seclusion of students – May 7 and 8 in Lexington

Restraint & Seclusion Training, May 7, Embassy Suites, Lexington

Kentucky public school personnel, including contractors who do work typically performed by school district employees, are required by 704 KAR 7:160 to re­ceive annual training on the restraint and seclusion regulation and related district policy and procedure.

This training will flesh out the Kentucky statutes that are cited in the regulation about the type of property damage and dis­ruption for which students can be restrained, etc. Administrators will get the information they need to train district staff on prudent implementation of the restraint and seclusion regulation.

The session will cover when staff should physically restrain/seclude students; the meaning of references to KRS Chapter 503 in the restraint and seclusion regulation; documenting the incident; the debriefing session; the complaint process; and KSBA model policy and procedures.

Get your questions about the Kentucky restraint and seclusion requirements answered by an experienced school law attorney, Teresa T. Combs.

Fee (per district): First three people registered—$140 per person*; fourth and above people registered—$100 per person

* Please note that all online registrations will be at the $140 registration fee. Pricing will be adjusted after the conference and will be correct on the invoices.

To register, click here http://www.ksba.org/protected/EventView.aspx?id=5YAIP2

9th annual Federal & State Law Update, May 8, Embassy Suites, Lexington

New law must be implemented when it becomes effective. Don’t miss this vital update of federal and state legal changes that will af­fect school district management next school year. It is crucial that staff be aware of legal changes and hot liability topics.

This year’s topics will include:

      · New law from the 2015 Kentucky legislative session.

      · Federal and state regulation update.

      · Annual policy and procedure update preview.

      · Highlights from new case law and attorney general opinions.

      · Juvenile justice reform update.

      · Office of Civil Rights update.

      · Addressing angry people. Guest speakers this year will be from the Kentucky Center for School Safety; Jon Akers, executive director and Don Martin, training coordinator.

Fee: $200 per person. To register, click here http://www.ksba.org/protected/EventView.aspx?id=5YAIP2

Overnight lodging:

KSBA has a block of rooms for May 7 at the Embassy Suites at the rate of at $139.95. You must make your reservation by April 7 and identify yourself as a member of the Kentucky School Boards Association group to get this rate.

EILA and board member credits are available for all participants.

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