AI and Educators’ Rights in School Law: Compliance with FERPA regulations, student and employee discipline, and educators’ rights defense

Rachel M. Reight
Rachel M. Reight | Baasten, McKinley and Co., L.P.A.

Rachel Reight is a managing partner with Baasten, McKinley & Co., L.P.A. Ms. Reight practices in the areas of labor and employment law, focusing specifically on education law and the representation of public employees.

On-Demand: May 17, 2024

AI and Educators’ Rights in School Law: Compliance with FERPA regulations, student and employee discipline, and educators’ rights defense

$195.00 2 hour CLE

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Program Summary

The webinar explores the implications of AI technology in educational settings. It discusses the advantages and disadvantages for educators, addressing concerns such as confidentiality and compliance with FERPA regulations. Additionally, it examines the role of AI in student and employee discipline and explores the future of education in the AI era. Furthermore, the webinar delves into educators' rights, including the defense of their rights in the context of social media and the First Amendment, Title IX defense, due process rights, and licensure defense.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Artificial Intelligence in Education: Legal considerations
    • Pros and cons of artificial intelligence for educators
    • Confidentiality and FERPA considerations
    • Student and employee discipline
    • Future of education in the age of artificial intelligence
  • Educators’ Rights: In defense of educators
    • Social media and the first amendment
    • Title ix defense
    • Due process rights
    • Licensure defense

Closed-captioning available

Speakers

Rachel M. Reight_FedBarRachel M. Reight | Baasten, McKinley and Co., L.P.A.

Rachel Reight is a managing partner with Baasten, McKinley & Co., L.P.A. Ms. Reight practices in the areas of labor and employment law, focusing specifically on education law and the representation of public employees. Her practice includes administrative law, representing clients before the State Employment Relations Board, the Ohio State Board of Education, and the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation/Industrial Commission.

She regularly represents clients in children’s services investigations and police investigations. Her practice also includes litigation of labor and employment cases in the State and Federal Courts. Ms. Reight is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, actively participating in the Public Sector and Basics of Labor and Employment Law Subcommittees. Ms. Reight is a frequent speaker at workshops for public educators, school employees, and county developmental disabilities board employees in Cuyahoga, Lorain, Stark, and Summit counties.

She volunteers her time as a Volunteer Judicial Panelist for the high school Mock Trial Competitions hosted by the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. She is also a Volunteer Judicial Panelist for the American Mock Trial Association Cleveland Regional Undergraduate mock trial competition. In 2017 and 2018, Ohio Super Lawyers selected Ms. Reight for its list of Rising Stars. Ms. Reight is an Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist in Labor and Employment Law. Ms. Reight received her B.A. degree from The Ohio State University and earned her J.D. degree from the University of Toledo College of Law.

Agenda

I. Artificial Intelligence in Education: Legal considerations | 11:00am – 12:00pm

  • Pros and cons of artificial intelligence for educators | 11:00am – 11:15am
  • Confidentiality and FERPA considerations | 11:15am – 11:30am
  • Student and employee discipline | 11:30am – 11:45am
  • Future of education in the age of artificial intelligence | 11:45am – 12:00pm

Break | 12:00pm – 12:10pm

II. Educators’ Rights: In defense of educators | 12:10pm – 1:10pm

  • Social media and the first amendment | 12:10pm – 12:25pm
  • Title ix defense  | 12:25pm – 12:40pm
  • Due process rights | 12:40pm – 12:55pm
  • Licensure defense | 12:55pm – 1:10pm