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Introduction to School Law

About the Instructor

Amy De Kok

Amy De Kok joined NDSBA’s staff as Legal Counsel on September 18, 2017. Prior to joining NDSBA, Amy was an attorney and shareholder with the law firm of Fredrikson & Byron, P.A., a position she held since 2010. Over the past several years, Amy’s practice has focused on presenting and advising school districts throughout the state of North Dakota on a wide variety of issues including contract negotiations, teacher termination/discharge, employment, school board policy interpretation and application, school facility construction and improvement, and bond referendum procedures.


  Important Course Dates

Class Time and Location: February 10, 2018, 8:30 – 10:30 am, Heart Room (lower level), Ramkota Hotel, Bismarck 

Due Date for Final Assessment : March 30, 2018, end of day


Syllabus

Syllabus


Presentation

Introduction to School Law


Reading Assignments

North Dakota Open Meetings Manual

North Dakota Open Records Manual

Useful Websites:
NDSBA 
North Dakota Legislative Council 
North Dakota Attorney General 
Department of Public Instruction 
U.S. Department of Education 
Office of Civil Rights
United States Code 
Code of Federal Regulations 
North Dakota Department of Labor 
U.S. Department of Labor 


Final Exam

After you have read all the course materials and watched the online lectures, you may take your final exam. There will be 29 question exam that you will need to download to your computer and open in Adobe prior to completing. You may use your lecture notes and course resources to answer these questions. Send your completed exam along with your proctor form to rebecca.duben@ndsba.org by March 30, 2018 to receive your final grade in the course.  

Final Exam


 Questions

Questions about the course? Email:amy.dekok@ndsba.org