There are few things in Maine school units that generate more excitement, emotion and interest than athletics. There are also few things that pose a greater risk of legal liability and adverse publicity when something goes wrong. As a result, knowing, understanding, and following the many rules imposed by federal and state law as well as school board policy is critical for all school employees involved in any facet of a school unit’s athletic program.
Great schools need great principals. This two-day seminar features presentations on legal topics specifically designed for school Principals, Assistant Principals, and other school and central office administrators. Drummond Woodsum’s team of experienced school and employment law attorneys will provide intensive training in critical areas of the law that are most often overlooked or misunderstood by school district administrators.
Wage-and-hours claims are some of the most common and costly employment-related claims employers face. Every pay decision has the potential for employer liability. This advanced workshop will go beyond simply explaining minimum wage and overtime obligations and will focus on their real-life application and areas where school employers frequently get themselves into trouble.
A New Take on School Consolidation: The Budget Bill Reforms and Other Critical Developments in School Law
Please join Drummond Woodsum attorneys Bruce Smith, Bill Stockmeyer, and members of the School Law Team on September 8th, as they explain the significance of changes made during the legislative session that is winding up now, changes in federal education law and policy under the Trump administration, and the most notable court cases affecting public education in Maine.