AA #1616: Social Media and Special Education Law
June 24 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm$200
This course is a detailed review of the laws and regulations relating to use of social media and similar technology in schools, with a specific focus on issues relating to students with disabilities. It includes the implications and use of social media by staff and students during school and personal time, including a review of the relevant laws and regulations, case law, and current legal disputes relevant to those issues.
About the presenter: Brandon Wright
Brandon K. Wright graduated with a B.S. in Speech Communication from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (2001), and a master’s degree in educational administration from the Department of Educational Organization and Leadership at the University of Illinois (2004). He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law (2004)
Brandon focuses his practice on school law, having developed a particular interest in the field of special education, due process, and co-operative school districts. He regularly speaks at roundtables, division meetings, Illinois Association of School Boards’ Workshops and Conferences, Illinois Principals’ Association Conferences, Illinois Alliance of Administrators of Special Education Conferences, and In-services.
This Academy will take place face to face with an individual boxed lunch served. Face masks are required.
If needed, this Academy will move to online. A Zoom meeting link will be emailed to each participant.