This annual seminar series with MSBA General Counsel Jim Keith continues to be popular with school leaders, providing up-to-date legal expertise and insight on the top issues affecting Mississippi education. Student discipline, personnel issues and employment/federal labor laws are among the areas addressed by Jim and his staff at Adams and Reese, LLP. Three of the four (4) seminars are held from
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the cost of $125.00, and the Student Discipline seminar is held from 9:30 a.m.- 4:15 p.m. at a cost of $230.00.
Student Discipline: Getting it Right -- from the Classroom to Alternative School
Register Now for the October 5, 2016 session
Today's world has more than enough temptations to distract students to the point of disrupting the instructional process. The massive popular social networking craze is just the tip of the iceberg. Handling the possible maze of student discipline issues requires, at the very least, a basic understanding of how to address a wide range of potential problems without running the risk of legal liability.
Education Employment Procedures Law (EEPL), Non-renewals and other Personnel Issues
Register Now for the January 11, 2017 session
Mississippi's Education Employment Procedures Law (EEPL) govern the handling of personnel issues. Find out the things about this somewhat complex law that will facilitate your personnel decisions. The required processes for termination notices, employee contracts, and revocation or suspension of teacher and administrator licenses for sexual misconduct are among the issues that will be covered.
Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Register Now for the April 5, 2017 session
This session will review the key requirements of the Federal Medical Leave Act to help ensure that school districts protect the rights of their employees while making the best decisions for the operation of schools. How long can employees be absent under this act and for what reasons? Must employees use paid leave before FML? Are there limitations about allowing employees to return to their same positions, benefits, and so forth? This session will answer your questions.
Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA), Workers Comp
Register Now for the May 10, 2017 session
By not monitoring your district's compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act and Workers' Compensation Law can get you into a difficult situation quickly. This session will share information on practices to ensure compliance with these important laws.