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Getting It Write: Student Handbooks

February 21, 2019 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM EST - SHPC Webinar

Is your student handbook up-to-snuff with best practices and legal standards? Does it have all the bells and whistles for electronic communications and interpersonal misconduct? Does it comply with applicable state-specific requirements? Does it reflect best practices? Does it address the common traps for unwary schools – like re-enrollment issues, students 18 and older, parental comportment and divorce issues? In this interactive and lively webinar, Sara Goldsmith Schwartz will discuss how to prepare and update the ideal student handbook for your school. Attendees will receive a model table of contents to use in preparing an optimal student handbook.

Topics will include:

  • Acknowledgments And Disclaimers
  • Electronic Communications And Social Media
  • Bullying, Cyber-Bullying and Sexting, And Other Interpersonal Misconduct
  • Student Accommodations
  • Parental Comportment And Re-Enrollment
  • Student Discipline And Codes Of Conduct 

Who should attend?

  • Head Of School  
  • Assistant Head Of School  
  • Director Of Human Resources 
  • Head of Lower School 
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Business Manager
  • Head of Upper School
  • Dean Of Students

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