March

Conducting the People’s Business: The Freedom of Access Act, Public Comment Periods, and Maine Schools

          Live Zoom          
Live Zoom
Date: 03 / 08 / 2024
Time: 9:00am to 2:30pm

Maine schools have recently seen a spike in Freedom of Access Act information requests and in public participation at school board meetings. As public agencies, schools are obligated to be open and transparent about their operations and allow public engagement at their meetings. Complying with these obligations can be difficult, especially when doing so clashes with the need to protect staff or student confidentiality, or affects the operational capacity of the school.

$225.00

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April

FOAA Nuts and Bolts: A Practical Guide to Responding to Public Records Requests

          Live Zoom          
Live Zoom
Date: 04 / 04 / 2024
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm

Schools have seen an uptick in the number, and complexity, of public records requests in recent years. Because schools have very specific obligations regarding how they must respond to these kinds of requests, it is important that everyone involved knows what is expected of them, and what the law requires. During this seminar, Drummond Woodsum’s school attorneys will provide attendees with the knowhow and tools they need to properly respond to public records requests. The seminar will also include one or more exercises, led by our presenters, where attendees will work through real-world public records requests from beginning to end

$225.00

Discounted Group
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