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Digital Seminar

The Top 10 COVID-19 Questions Answered for Schools


Speaker:
John B. Comegno II, Esq.
Duration:
1 Hour 55 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Mar 27, 2020
Product Code:
POS056375
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD



Description

This recording, presented by nationally-recognized school law practitioner, litigator, and law professor, John B. Comegno II, Esq., will explore and provide practical and concrete answers for school administrators, special educators and teachers navigating new legal dilemmas during the present COVID-19 school closures. The discussion will review current USDOE direction and guidance, relevant law, as well as best practices. 

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John B. Comegno II, Esq.'s Profile

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Comegno Law Group


John B. Comegno II, Esquire, founder and president of the Comegno Law Group, PC, is recognized as a leading school law practitioner, representing public and independent schools through the Northeast region. He is a member of the bars of the State of New Jersey and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and has litigated special education disputes across the United States. He lectures to professional groups throughout the region and regularly appears as a keynote speaker for national groups across the country.

Mr. Comegno has broad experience in the area of special education and Section 504 litigation. He regularly mediates special education disputes and tries Due Process Hearings. Working closely with directors of special education, case managers and members of child study and IEP teams to quickly deal with special education issues on a day-to-day basis, Mr. Comegno has extensive experience dealing with disability-specific legal issues and is accustomed to providing quick and thorough legal assistance. He provides counsel regarding the eligibility, evaluation, and classification process. Mr. Comegno also has extensive experience in handling union negotiations, Mr. Comegno is involved in a variety of labor and employment issues including confidentiality and reporting requirements for teachers and staff and sexual harassment in the school setting, including teacher-to-teacher, teacher-to-student and student-to-student harassment.

Drawing from hundreds of seminars to thousands of educational practitioners across the country, John’s lectures are equal parts legal/practical guidance and humor, wit and entertainment. Attendees regularly follow John’s lectures on an annual basis and report that his lecture style not only well-informs but also engages entertains.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: John B. Comegno II maintains a private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: John B. Comegno II is a member of the American Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Burlington County Bar Association, and the Camden County Bar Association.

 


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Outline

Top 10 COVID-19 Questions

  1. Are schools required to implement IEPs and provide FAPE during school closures?
  2. Do students need to receive 180 days of instruction?
  3. Are states required to administer federal assessments?
  4. May schools lay-off part-time/hourly/daily employees who are not currently working?
  5. Are schools required to pay stipends?
  6. May schools video/audio record lessons?
  7. Are schools required to notify staff and community regarding COVID-19 positive cases?
  8. How do schools evaluate remote instruction teacher effectiveness?
  9. Are timelines frozen during the closures?
  10. How do schools continue to support student mental health?

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Therapists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Teachers
  • School Guidance Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • School Administrators
  • Educational Paraprofessionals
  • Nurses
  • Other Helping Professionals that work with children

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