Course Title: ED 686 G – Contemporary Legal Issues in Education
Dates: January 22 – February 23, 2018
Instructor: Linda Salfrank, JD
Delivery: Fully Online
Cost: $210 per credit hour (3 credits) + $30 online course fee (for practicing K-12 teachers)
This online course will provide educational professionals a summary of basic legal concepts which impact the educational environment. The intent of the summary is to provide education professionals (who have previously taken a “School Law” course) a reminder of legal concepts in the classroom and in the overall educational environment. Beyond the introductory concepts, however, the course will explore the most recent legal issues with which education professionals must deal in public schools. The issues are complex, but may be dissected into understandable scenarios and discussion topics (all based on factual instances drawn from current events). Some of the topics include the following recent developments in the law:
About Your Professor: Linda Salfrank received her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Missouri-Columbia and practiced Education Law in Missouri for nearly three decades. She represented school districts in matters involving student discipline, students with disabilities, student health issues, termination of personnel, OCR and EEOC investigations, and many other issues. Ms. Salfrank has also taught at the graduate and undergraduate level since 1990. She has taught Legal Aspects of Education, Special Education Law, Legal Aspects of Higher Education, Education of the Exceptional Child, Legal Aspects of Intercollegiate Athletics, and many other courses at several colleges and universities in Missouri and other states.
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