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Course Description

This course is designed to help teachers understand school law as it pertains to the rights of students, the rights of teachers, and the legal expectations of today’s public schools, thereby improving their effectiveness. Participants in this course will develop an overall sense of the spirit of school law so that they may not only teach students to become good citizens, but also to ensure that their rights are protected in the educational process. In addition, participants will learn about their rights as government employees regarding Freedom of Speech and employment issues.

Learner Outcomes

By the conclusion of the course, each participant should be able to do the following:

  1. Understand the basic foundation upon which school law is built.
  2. Utilize classroom practices that ensure student rights.
  3. Adhere to the Establishment Clause in school policies and practices.
  4. Recognize the rights of employees and employers in school settings.
  5. Develop an understanding of federal laws as they ensure civil rights.

Notes

System Requirements
  • Computer with word processing software
  • Internet access connection
  • Online video viewing capabilities/Adobe flash player
  • Software capable of reading PDF files

Prerequisites

Educators enrolled in the course are required to hold a baccalaureate degree.
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Section Title
School Law for Teachers: Understanding Rights and Responsibilities
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (5 units) $500.00
Available for Credit
5 Quarter Credits
Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with The Connecting Link.


Course is self-Paced. Completion time: up to 12 weeks from initial log in to course. Participants are required to log in within 60 days of enrollment.


Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


Steve Novak is the course facilitator

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