September 19, 2007

School Administrators' Legal Roundtable is Oct. 10

by Hillary Popejoy

CARBONDALE, Ill. – The 11th Annual School Administrators' Legal Roundtable is coming to the Student Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale Oct. 10. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with refreshments served. The program wraps up at 3:05 p.m.

Rich Haglund, general counsel for the Tennessee State Board of Education, will present the morning keynote address, "Law & Ardor." Martin L. Hickman, executive director of the Illinois High School Association, will deliver the luncheon address, "A Look in the Future."

The day will also include sessions by an array of speakers pertaining to the Open Meetings Act, strategies and techniques of collective bargaining, updated school administration statutes and new special education regulations with regard to class size, work load and the impact on school management.

The $85 registration fee covers the cost of the program, luncheon and program handouts. For additional program information, contact Brad Colwell, a professor with the SIUC Department of Educational Administration and Higher Education, at 618/536-4434.

For more details or to register contact the SIUC Division of Continuing Education at 618/536-7751. Participants may also register online at The registration deadline is Oct. 8.