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Course Date(s):

Thursday, July 23, 2020 from 9:00 AM until 12 PM (Via a Zoom Meeting)

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Type:

Online Facilitated

Status:

Open

Credits:

3 PDPs

Grad Credit:

Cost:

$60 TEC Members / $75 Non-TEC Members

Location:

Online | Facilitated

Audience:

Administrators

Title IX – 2020 – New Changes to the Law: What Every School & District Leader Needs to Know!

On May 6, 2020, the United States Department of Education adopted sweeping changes that go into effect on August 14, 2020. School districts must adopt new policies and provide training of administration before that date. This workshop will discuss the new regulations. The workshop will walk you through the process to respond to a Title IX complaint and best next steps to prepare for the new requirements.  It will also provide templates that you can use in your districts to address these requirements.

Audience

Administrators, Directors of Student Services, Pre-K – 12 Principals, Assistant Superintendents

About the Instructor

Felicia Vasudevan is an attorney with the law firm of Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP, working in regular and special education issues. Ms. Vasudevan represents school districts in all aspects of special education litigation, from administrative hearings at the Massachusetts Bureau of Special Education Appeals (BSEA) through to all levels of judicial appeal.  She represents school districts in matters of student discipline, civil rights issues, collective bargaining, public procurement, and employment issues.  She presents workshops on issues such as conducting investigations, evaluations, special education, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, state and federal student record regulations, bullying, and civil rights laws both to client groups and at state conferences including at the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE). Ms. Vasudevan received her Bachelor’s Degree from Stanford University, with a major in Public Policy.  She received her Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School and a Master of Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. During law school, she was awarded the Education Pioneers Fellowship and the Rappaport Fellowship.

 

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