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Workplace Investigations in K-12 Schools: It’s Not Elementary
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Workplace investigations at elementary schools are unlike most employment investigations. Though the claims are often similar — harassment, discrimination and retaliation — the witnesses may include minors, students with disabilities, and non-employee witnesses such as parents.  Investigators must be aware of student privacy rules, certificated and classified personnel rules, and the rules of mandated reporting. This webinar will provide an overview of the potential issues that may arise in a school investigation and how to navigate them. We will discuss the Family and Educational Rights Privacy Act and how it is implicated in investigations; mandated reporting and Lybarger admonitions; and the laws and rules that govern the discipline of certificated employees and what they mean to the investigation report. 

Recorded webinar will be available free to members.

AWI Members Registration: Free
Non-Members Registration: $50

1 Hour California MCLE Pre-Approved for Live & Recorded Webinars
1 Hour HRCI Pre-Approved for Live Webinar Only 

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Lisa Buehler

 Lisa Buehler

 

Lisa Buehler, of Ellis Buehler Makus LLP, has over 25 years of legal experience in California employment law. She has specialized in conducting workplace investigations for nearly 16 years and has performed hundreds of investigations for both public and private employers throughout the state on a wide range of matters. She has been retained to conduct investigations involving corporate executives, elected officials, public and private board members and hospital medical staff. She has led investigations on a wide range of sensitive issues, including sexual assault and harassment, misuse of corporate funds, and complaints protected by whistleblower protection laws. She regularly conducts investigations at educational institutions, including K-12 schools and colleges and universities. 



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Location: Webinar

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Contact: AWI Office
Phone: 916.760.2442
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