Posted November 3, 2019
The Education Law Group of Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Cappelli was once again a proud Gold Sponsor of the New Jersey School Boards Association’s Annual Workshop. The workshop is the largest training conference for school officials in the New Jersey. The event was held October 21st – October 24th at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Members of the Florio Perrucci Education Law Group presented several workshops over the course of the 4-day event addressing thousands of attendees from school districts all over New Jersey on topics related to this year’s theme: “Imagine Create Lead.”
Lester E. Taylor spoke at the Labor Relations Workshop on the topic “One Strike, You’re Out” addressing teacher strikes, work stoppages, and slow-downs. Christine A. Soto presented “LEAs, Are You Ready? How to Prepare When the State Monitors Federal Funds Expenditures.” She also presented “How NJ Schools Can Better Serve Their Growing Population of Special Needs Students.” And, Afshan Ajmiri Giner presented “HIB: See Something, Say Something, Do Something.”
Taylor says, “We are honored to again be a Gold Sponsor of the New Jersey School Boards Association’s Annual Workshop. We received positive feedback from the many attendees at the sessions where my colleagues and I presented.” Adds Soto, “Atlantic City was a blast. We hosted a cocktail reception at Carmine’s that was packed with clients, friends and education dignitaries. And we appreciate that we had opportunity to meet so many impressive leaders in education.”
Led by Partners, Taylor and Soto, Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Cappelli’s Education Law Group provides a broad range of legal counseling and services to some of the largest school districts in the state and institutions of higher learning. The Group counsels school board members on a myriad of issues from special education and related services, discipline and harassment and bullying, to labor and employment matters, including tenure hearings, increment withholdings, collective negotiations, arbitrations, unfair practice charges and discrimination and disability claims.
Our offices are strategically located throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York.