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Further Topics in Educational Law Contract law - the essentials: offer, acceptance, consideration, performance, breach, other aspects. Intentional Torts (assault, battery, false imprisonment, intentional infliction of mental suffering, intentional interference with business relations, defamation (liable and slander), the rudimentary elements of Legal Research.

 Export to Your Calendar 12/8/2017 to 2/21/2018
When: 9:00 AM
Where: Combination of Face to Face and Teleconference classes
Calgary, Alberta 
Canada
Presenter: Dr. J. Kent Donlevy, B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed., J.D., Ph.D
Contact: Susan Lang
780-451-7103


Online registration is available until: 11/24/2017
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ASBOA - EDUCATION LAW II: Further Topics in Educational Law

2017-2018 SCHEDULE will be as follows:

  • DECEMBER 8 - Face to Face - Sheraton Cavalier Hotel, Calgary - 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
  • December 13th - 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Teleconference
  • December 20th - 11:00 am - 1:00 p.m. Teleconference
  • January 10th - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Teleconference
  • January 17th - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Teleconference
  • January 24th - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Teleconference
  • January 31st - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Teleconference
  • February 7th - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Teleconference
  • February 14th - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Final Class - Teleconference
  • February 21st - ORAL EXAMINATION

Instructor: Dr. J. Kent Donlevy, B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed., J.D., Ph.D.

Barrister & Solicitor, Associate Professor Office of Graduate Programs in Education, Faculty of Education, University of Calgary.

REGISTRATION FEE: $1500.00 + GST  
ASBOA Members - $1300.00 + GST 
Register 2 or more people from the same district and receive a 10% discount.


Audience:
This program is open to all School Business Officials and members of Superintendent Associations in Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia.


Course Purposes:

  1. Contract law - the essentials: offer, acceptance, consideration, performance, breach, other aspects.

  2. Intentional Torts (assault, battery, false imprisonment, intentional infliction of mental suffering, intentional interference with business relations, defamation (liable and slander), the rudimentary elements of Legal Research.

Course Objectives:

The student will demonstrate the following:

  1. A working knowledge of the intentional torts listed above and the elements of contract law as above within the educational context

  2. The ability to analyze, synthesize, and extract the appropriate principles of law from, and evaluate the significance and implications of, particular legal cases.

  3. A working knowledge of the reference style approved by the American Psychological Association, and a rudimentary use of Canadian legal citation.

Dependent upon the number of students in the program, students will be assigned 2 or more cases to brief for a class. (more students - less assignments)  A more in-depth syllabus will be provided upon registration in the program.


Required Text Books:  If you have taken the Introduction to Education Law, you will have the required books.  If you haven't you will need to purchase: 

Brown, F.A., & Zucker, M.A. (2007). Education law (4th).Scarborough Ontario: Carswell. Available from Carswell : http://www.carswell.com/description.asp?docid=4339

Reference Book:

Publication Manual APA (Latest Edition - See: http://www.apastyle.org/)

  

REQUIREMENTS:

This program is not associated with a university and so university credit does not accompany the successful completion of this course.  However, the level of work required in this course is equivalent to a Master's degree on this topic.

Upon successful completion of this program, ASBOA members will have earned 18 hours towards the requirements of Education Law for the Certified School Business Official designation.  Certified members may use this program towards their required hours for renewal.  A certificate of completion will be provided to all participants.