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2018 Introduction to Educational Law
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This course will 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.

 Export to Your Calendar 3/16/2018 to 4/20/2018
When: 9:00 AM
Where: Combination of Face to Face and Virtual Classes
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: 2/1/2018
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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 Calgary)


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: $1300.00 + GST  

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.

Program Delivery Mode: Face to Face and Virtual classes
Program Moderator: Susan Lang

Course Purposes:

  1. To 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.
  2. To inculcate the ability to analyze complex fact patterns in a legal manner.

Course Objectives:

The student will demonstrate the following:

  1. A working knowledge of basic legal concepts; Negligence, Administrative Procedural Fairness, and examples of Criminal Law 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.

 

Required Text Books: 

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 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 topic.

Upon successful completion of this program, ASBOA members will have earned the required hours in Education Law towards the Certified School Business Officials (CSBO) designation.