14th Annual Mel Osterman School Law Conference

Thursday August 8, 2019

8 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Cost: $120 per person 

            Special Student Rate: $50

Albany Country Club

300 Wormer Rd. Voorheesville, NY 12186

Join us for the 14th Annual Mel Osterman School Law Conference on August 8! In addition to a full agenda, a light breakfast and full lunch, the conference will feature a public education law update presented by Jay Worona, General Counsel, NYSSBA. ​

Mel Osterman was an avid supporter of education, the arts and CASDA. Whiteman, Osterman & Hanna continues to support his initiatives, providing outreach opportunities for the community. A sincere thank you to Whiteman, Osterman & Hanna, LLP for their continued support of the Law Conference. 

8:30 – 8:45 am                      Introduction and Welcoming Remarks


8:45 – 10:15 am                    Education Law Update

                                                Presented by Jay Worona, Esq., General Counsel, NYSSBA


10:15 – 10:30 am                  Break


10:30 am – 12:00 pm           Dealing with Student and Employee Mental Health Issues, Including During 


                                                Presented by Monica Skanes, Esq. Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP


12:00 – 12:45 pm                 Buffet Lunch


12:45 – 2:15 pm                   How Can Codes of Conduct Address Restorative Justice and Student Discipline? What 

                                               Does the Law Require?

                                               Presented by Larry Spring, Superintendent Schenectady City School District, Jay

                                               Girvin, Esq. Girvin & Ferlazzo (Panel)


2:15 pm                                Closing Remarks

CLE credit for lawyers offered by

Albany County Bar Association for this program.

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