Education Law I: Introduction to Educational Law
The 2018 session will be offered using a combination of face to face sessions and teleconference sessions. The schedule is as follows:
Teleconference Sessions: WEDNESDAY (11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)
MARCH 16TH - Face to Face (9:30 am to 3:30 pm) (Location will be Edmonton)
March 21st- 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
March 28th- 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
April 4th - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
April 11th - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
April 20th - Face to Face (9:30 am to 3:30 pm) (Location will be Edmonton)
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: $1300.00
Register 2 or more people from the same district and receive a 10% discount.
Audience: This program is open to all members of School
Business Officials Associations and members of Superintendent Associations in Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia.
Delivery Mode: Face to Face and Virtual classes
Program Moderator: Susan Lang
provide the student with a basic overview of Negligence, Administrative Procedural Fairness,
examples of Criminal Law, and the
rudiments of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
within the Canadian educational context.
inculcate the ability to analyze complex fact patterns in a legal manner.
The student will demonstrate
working knowledge of basic legal concepts; Negligence, Administrative
Procedural Fairness, and examples of Criminal Law within the educational
ability to analyze, synthesize, and extract the appropriate principles of
law from, and evaluate the significance and implications of, particular
working knowledge of the reference style approved by the American
Psychological Association, and a rudimentary use of Canadian legal
Required Text Books:
Brown, F.A., & Zucker, M.A. (2007). Education law (4th).Scarborough
Ontario: Carswell. Available from Carswell :
Books: Publication Manual APA (Latest
Edition - See: http://www.apastyle.org/)
Donlevy, J.K., Walker, K.W., & Chomos, J. A Guide to Alberta School Law (Note: Non-Alberta residents may forgo this text and purchase a text relevant to their province. Such similar texts are available in Saskatchewan and British Columbia.)
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 course on this
completion of this program, ASBOA members will have earned the required hours
in Education Law towards the Certified School Business Officials (CSBO)