Clark Hill Attorneys to Present “Charter School Governance & Management – Best Practices and Practical Perspectives”

Sep 15, 2009

BIRMINGHAM, MI - Clark Hill's Education Law Practice Group will team with the Michigan Association of Public School Academies to present “Charter School Governance & Management – Best Practices and Practical Perspectives” on Thursday, September 17 th from 9 am – 12 pm at the Novi Sheraton. The seminar, moderated by Joe Urban and featuring attorneys John Gierak, James M. Crowley, Lucius Vassar and Ann VanderLaan, will identify key items of charter school governance and will address principle legal issues confronting charter school boards.  Other seminar topics covered include “The Seven Deadly Sins of Public Service,” “An Open Meetings Act Primer,” “Legal Considerations in Charter School Finance and Compliance,” "Employment Principles Every Board Member Should Know" and a panel discussion “Leading Through Crisis”. The panel of charter school board members will discuss how their communications with stakeholders of charter schools (parents, students, colleagues, and authorizing bodies) successfully weathered a crisis confronting their schools.