Page 11 - SpringSummerCatalog2021
P. 11

Virtual Workshops and Webinars

        Preparing for Implementation: The New                                          Marijuana Legalization and the Impact
        NJ Comprehensive Health and Physical                                     on Public Schools
        Education Standards (PSEL 4, 6, 7, and 10)                               Apr. 14, 2021; 9 am - 3 pm
        Apr. 13, 2021: 9 am - Noon                                               Presenters: David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director; James
        Presenter: Judy LoBIanco, FEA Consultant                                 Sarto, Ed.S. - NJ Leaders to Leaders Program Coordinator,
        Fee: FREE                                                                Diane Litterer, Executive Director, New Jersey Prevention
                                                                                 Network; Wayne Yankus, MD, FAAP; Rebecca Gold, Retired
        In this session, participants will be introduced to the key state        Director of Human Resources
        mandates and standard revisions in order to successfully
        implement curriculum in K-12 Health and Physical Education               Fee: $100 Members/$125 Non-Members
        to begin no later than September 2022. These changes include             With the voters’ passage of a constitutional amendment in
        progressive objectives around social-emotional learning, sex             November, and after months of negotiations, the Legislature
        education and consent, gender identity/LGBTQ+, the infusion of           passed and Governor Murphy signed into law a series of bills
        climate change across all NJDOE subject areas and adjustments in         that legalize marijuana use by those over age 21 and significantly
        academic language. A focus on practical resources and strategies         reduce or eliminate penalties associated with possession and
        that educators can implement in both the virtual and in-person           use. Marijuana use remains illegal for those under 21 (except
        learning environment will be highlighted.                                for medical marijuana), and schools may still require that school
                                                                                 employees not come to work while impaired. However, the
                                                                                 revised laws are expected to have a significant potential impact on
            Human Resources: New Requirements,                                   students and staff members. This session will review key aspects of
        Best Practices and the Law                                               the revised statutes and their impact on student and staff rights.
                                                                                 Specific topics to be addressed will include:
        Apr. 13, 2021; 3:30 pm - 4:40 pm                                           • the medical impact of marijuana use on students and adults;
        Presenters: David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director; Rebecca
        Gold, Retired Director of Human Resources                                  • the specific provisions related to adult and minor possession,
                                                                                     use and distribution of marijuana and revised criminal statutes;
        Fee: $40                                                                   • existing requirements related to student use of medical marijuana;
        Human Resource management is constantly evolving, with new
        legal requirements related to family leave, sick leave, equal              • the potential for increased access to marijuana by students as
        pay, dealing with vendors, employee background checks and                    a result of legalization and the implications for school district’s
        many other areas. This webinar will provide HR directors and                 comprehensive drug and alcohol counseling program;
        individuals with HR responsibilities who may wear many other               • the impact of the revised statutes on school district codes of
        hats with information on the latest legal developments, along                conduct, including the impact on student search and seizure
        with important tools and resources for effectively balancing the             policies;
        many responsibilities in the human resource field. This session is         • the procedures that must be followed moving forward if
        approved for 1.3 NJ Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits.                students are suspected of being under the influence;

                                                                                                                 Return to Table of Contents
   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16