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Education training 2012

  1. 1. Connecting Students with Toolsfor School Success ORGANIZATION COLUMBIA SC US POSTAGEPlease join us for our annual education law and NONPROFIT PERMIT 164 PAIDpolicy update for advocates working with studentsand their families. This year’s training will provideinformational sessions on not only legal tools forhelping students but also programmatic supportsavailable in South Carolina schools that support their Connecting Studentsacademic achievement.School Finance Update: with ToolsThe issue of adequate funding for our state’spublic schools has been widely debated in courts, for School Successthe legislature, and among citizens. At this year’straining, you’ll receive basic information on how ourfinance system works and on budget cuts and other Trainingchanges that are impacting students and schools.Special Education: Mashburn Construction Company, Inc.Working with students with disabilities involves 1820 Sumter Street | Columbia, SC 29201learning complex laws to help parents fully accesstheir student’s protections. This year, we will providetraining on developing effective Section 504 plans, Friday, March 9, 2012utilizing other applicable laws to help students, and 9:00 am - 4:15 pmoffer other practical tips and tools.Bullying:Studies have shown that nearly one in five studentsin an average classroom is experiencing bullying insome way. Bullying of students has a wide-rangingimpact on the climate of the school and community.You will receive practical training on how to workwith and advocate for students who are beingbullied.Charter Schools:These independent public schools are growing innumber and type across our state. Charters areable to provide education in a more flexible andregulation-free environment. At this year’s training,charter school officials will provide an overview ofopportunities available to students.Other Resources:In these challenging economic times, where canstudents and families turn for educational supports?You will receive an up-to-date overview of programsand services available to students in South Carolinaschool districts, as well as a review of changingeducation policies that impact the clients you serve.*Please note that participating private attorneys, excludingpresenters, will be required to accept a pro bono case from the SCBar Pro Bono Program within the 12 month following this CLE. Anyattorney, who is contracted to accept a case and fails to fulfill hisobligation, will be charged the balance owed for the price of a SCBar CLE on their dues statement with the funds going to the SC Bar.
  2. 2. Directions to AGENDAMashburn Construction Company1820 Sumter Street Connecting StudentsColumbia, South Carolina 29201 Registration Form with Tools Connecting Students withParking available behind building for School SuccessFrom 126 / I-26 East Tools for School Success Training 2012 Training 2012Greenville / Spartanburg:From I-385 South/I-26 East, take the 8:30 - 8:45 RegistrationI-126 East exit, EXIT 108B, on the LEFT toward Mashburn Construction Company 8:55 – 9:00 Welcome and Orientation 1820 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29201DOWNTOWN/COLUMBIA. Merge onto US-76 East. Amanda AdlerTurn RIGHT onto SUMTER ST, just past MAIN ST. SC Appleseed Friday, March 9, 20121820 SUMTER ST is on the LEFT. 9:00 am - 4:15 pm 9 :00 – 10:00 School Finance 101 Laura HartFrom I-26 West Duff, White, and Turner Please arrive early for registration.Charleston: 1 0:00 – 10:45 District Resources for StudentsFrom I-26 West towards COLUMBIA, take the I-126 Sabrina Moore Name _ ____________________________________ exit, EXIT 108B, on the LEFT toward DOWNTOWN/ SC Department of EducationCOLUMBIA. Merge onto US-76 East. Turn RIGHT onto Organization_ _______________________________SUMTER ST, just past MAIN ST. 1 0:45 – 11:00 Break 1 1:00 – 12:30 Developing High-Quality Section Address____________________________________1820 SUMTER ST is on the LEFT. 504 Plans for Students City_______________ State____ ZIP_____________From I-20 West Tanya Inabinet PRO-Parents of South Carolina Telephone__________________________________Florence:From I-20 West, merge onto I-77 S via EXIT 73A 1 2:30 – 1:15 Lunch Break (Lunch Provided) E-mail_ ____________________________________toward COLUMBIA. Turn RIGHT onto ELMWOOD 1:15 – 2:15 Working with Students AVE/US-76. Turn LEFT onto SUMTER ST. Experiencing Bullying Bar Number ________________________________1820 SUMTER ST is on the LEFT. Kimaka Nichols-Graham SC Legal Services Registration Fee: $45.00From I-20 East 2:15 – 3:15 Charter Schools in South Carolina Dana Reed Please make payable to:Aiken: SC Appleseed Legal Justice CenterFrom I-20 E, merge onto I-26 E/US-76 E via EXIT 64A SC Public Charter School Districttoward COLUMBIA. Take the I-126 E exit, EXIT 108B, 3:00 – 3:15 Break Lunch is included in registration fee.on the LEFT toward DOWNTOWN/COLUMBIA. Merge 3:15 – 4:00 Other Issues for Advocates **_______ I need a vegetarian meal.onto US-76 E. Turn RIGHT onto SUMTER ST, just past Working with StudentsMAIN ST. Amanda Adler Please note that space is limited to 35 registrants.1820 SUMTER ST is on the LEFT. SC Appleseed Return completed registration and fee no later than 4:00 – 4:15 Evaluations and Wrap-Up March 2, 2012 to: SC Appleseed Legal Justice Center Post Office Box 7187 | Columbia, SC 29202 SC Appleseed Legal Justice Center Phone: (803) 779-1113 | Fax: (803) 779-5951 PO Box 7187 E-mail: Columbia, SC 29202 This seminar will be submitted for 6.0 hours of Continuing Legal Education credit.