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Education law question answers

NCCAT will be hosting "Legal Information for Teachers" Sept. 19-21 in Cullowhee. The conference will examine law that supports and protects students and teachers, and explore avenues for avoiding and resolves conflict between teachers, parents, students, administrators, and school staff. Administrators are welcome and encouraged to apply and to bring a team from their school(s).

Topic will include:

Ethics, Morals and Laws

Teacher Employment Issues

Cyberlaw/Cloud Computing/Cell Phones

Teacher Ethics

Technology and Social Media


IEP meetings from the parents’ perspective

Top legal experts will be on hand to answer your questions. The presenters include:

Rachel Beaulieu, Legislative Director, NC State Board of Education

Katie Cornetto, State Board Attorney, NC State Board of Education

Stacey Gahagan, Attorney, The Gahagan Law Firm, PLLC

Robert Joyce, Charles Edwin Hinsdale Professor of Public Law and Government, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Scott Murray, Staff Attorney, NC School Boards Association

Dean Shatley, Attorney, Campbell Shatley, PLLC

Carolyn Waller, Attorney, Tharrington Smith, LLP

Click here for information on applying for this important program to help you be sure you have the right answers to legal questions.

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