This training will empower lawyers seeking to participate in Pro Bono Ontario’s Education Law Project by providing an overview of special education and safe schools legislation. Learn how to advocate on behalf of children and youth who need help ensuring their legal rights in special education, discipline, enrollment and school safety.
Date and Time: Thursday, November 22, 2018, from 10:00 AM to 1:15 PM EST
Location: This CPD will be presented in the form of a webcast with opportunity for live chat/discussion.
CPD Hours: 3 Hours and 15 Minutes (2 Hours Substantive; 1 Hour and 15 Minutes Professionalism)
A copy of the agenda can be found here.
Glenn Stuart B.A. LL.B. – Principal, StuartLaw; PBO volunteer
Pro Bono Ontario’s Education Law Project provides free legal help for caregivers whose children face challenges to their rights in school related to accommodating special needs/disabilities; unfair expulsions, suspensions, exclusions, and transfers; being denied the right to attend school; and bulling/harassment. Volunteers help to:
- Provide information and advice for caregivers
- Represent students in their dealings with school administrators
- Represent students at tribunals or hearings