A selection of publications and presentations by our attorneys include:
Annual School Law Update. Mike Levin has provided the annual school law update at the Annual Pennsylvania School Solicitors Conference for more than 10 years.
Writing Defensible GIEPs, a seminar presented by Anne Hendricks at East Stroudsburg Area School District in November 2012.
At two seminars in October and November 2012, both of which were sponsored by insurance carriers and geared toward their school entity insureds, Allison Petersen gave presentations entitled: How to Make Your Legal Counsel Very Happy - Proper Documentation and Investigations and Legal Obligations Relating to the Protection of Students.
Issues and Obligations Arising With Alternative Education Programs, presented at the School Solicitors Conference by Allison Petersen in October 2012.
Special Education and the Issues that CYS and School Districts Share, provided at Centennial School District by Anne Hendricks and school district administration in May 2012.
Section 504 and the ADAAA: Expanding Claims and Eligibility. Anne Hendricks and co-counsel provided an overview of amendments to the law at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's 2010 Annual Exceptional Children Conference.
Trends in Title IX Enforcement: Extra-Curricular Program Issues. Amy Guerin provided an overview of school/parent fundraising and the impact on Title IX compliance from the perspective of the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights at the Pennsylvania School Solicitors Annual Conference in October 2010.
Municipal Liability Actions. Mike Levin and Allison Petersen provided a half-day seminar for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute in December 2010 in conjunction with the launch of the fifth edition of their treatise on the same subject. A similar seminar will be offered in December 2013 in support of the release of the sixth edition of the publication, scheduled for release in Fall of 2013.
Levin, Petersen and Schmitt, Municipal Liability in Pennsylvania (a 400+ page treatise published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, First Edition, 1998, updated bi-annually).
Levin, United States School Laws and Rules (a 1,200-page compilation of federal statutes and regulations, updated annually, published by West Publishing).
Levin, Pennsylvania School Laws and Rules Annotated (a 1,200-page, two volume compilation of Pennsylvania Statutes and Regulations, updated annually; published by West Publishing).
Levin, Pennsylvania School Personnel Action (500-page treatise published by Banks-Baldwin, First Edition, September, 1989; Second Edition, October, 1991; Third Edition, Summer, 1994, Fourth Edition, 1999, Fifth Edition, Summer, 2000; updated annually thereafter).
Levin, West's Legal Forms, Chapter 31, Schools, Colleges and Universities (180 page chapter in West's encyclopedia of legal forms of forms for school entities, republished October, 1997, updated annually thereafter).