ELA - Benefits of Membership


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ELA welcomes all individuals and organizations interested in education law. Current members include: practicing attorneys; administrators and faculty in schools of education and law; school board members; public/private school administrators and teachers; staff members of state and federal education agencies and professional associations; libraries; and students.

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ELA - Benefits of Membership

  1. 1.  Non-advocacy The Education Law Association is a national, nonprofit member association offering unbiased information to its members about current legal issues affecting education and the rights of those involved in education… Founded 1954, Topeka, Kansas  After the decision in Brown v. Board of Education, professionals in education determined a need to get the latest information out to practioners. Individual members  Who? A collaborative organization. ▪ Attorneys, Administrators, Professors, Students, & Others
  2. 2. A remarkable collection to help YOU become a better legal professional.
  3. 3.  Monthly School Law Reporter Quarterly ELA Notes (ELIP) The SLR Express, case summary database with feature articles & commentary 35% discount on books, monographs Webinars at no additional charge (new!)
  4. 4.  Special pricing on conferences and other professional development Specialty knowledge list, for media ELA in the News, for promotion Sample podcasts (2) The School Law Blog, via ELA listserv Teaching School Law, file sharing folder
  5. 5. Search bykeyword will bebetter enhancedthis year as aresult of ourwebsite rebuild,due April 2013>>>
  6. 6. Once you are loggedin you may commenton one of the manyfeature articles andcontinue to takeadvantage of thecollaboration > > >
  7. 7. Podcasts Currently Available: No Child Left Behind Legal Rights of English Language Learners Sexting, Students, and the Law First Amendment Collective Bargaining Off-Campus Speech Harassment and Bullying in Schools Suing Educators Pregnant and Parenting Students Finance Litigation Prayer in School Harassment of Students with Disabilities (& federal remedies) Search and Seizure (Fourth Amendment) Charter Schools and the Law
  8. 8. November 13-16: Westin Westminster; Westminster, CO < < < S’mores, anyone?!
  9. 9.  Principal’s Legal Handbook Law of Teacher Evaluation A Documentation System of Teacher Improvement or Termination Search & Seizure in the Public Schools Educational Finance Educator’s Guide to Education Law (e-publication) Educator’s Guide to Special Education Law (e-publication) Other publications under consideration include topics such as special education, bullying/cyberbullying, and higher education.
  10. 10.  The 2012 Yearbook of Education Law Educator’s Guide to School Law 2012 (epub available exclusively on Amazon.com) Legal Problems of Religious & Private Schools (6th ed., 2012) The Challenges to School Policing (2012) The Law of Student Expulsions & Suspensions (3rd ed., 2012) Contemporary Issues in Higher Education Law (2nd ed., 2012)
  11. 11. Individual professional members pay only $250/year formonthly and quarterly publications (exclusive tomembers), webinars, discounts or special pricing onalmost all of our events, publications & other services. www.educationlaw.org