FERPA, ADA, IRB & Fair Use Regulations for New Faculty (EDU161D)

Presented By: Timothy E Gilsbach , ESQ
Pre-recorded Webinar
60 minutes
Wed, January 20, 2016
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Event Description

Let New Faculty Members Understand the Legal Requirements Related to Handling Student Records, Students with Disabilties, Social Media Use, Copyright Laws & More

New faculty members have a lot to do as they start their careers, including planning for classes and drafting syllabi. However, new faculty members need to also be aware of the legal requirements that they will be asked to address with respect to the students in their class.

Included in this essential session with expert speaker Timothy E. Gilsbach are the requirements related to student records, addressing the needs of students with disabilities, the legal limits on certain types of research, and basic copyright laws with respect to materials that a teacher may want to use in class. This presentation will provide an overview of all of these areas.

Session Highlights:

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to answer the following questions:

  • What are the basic FERPA requirements for maintaining and sharing documents and information about students?
  • What are some practical tips for legally-defensible procedures regarding the maintenance and disclosure of student records?
  • What are some common errors that employees make regarding electronic student records and how to can you avoid them?
  • What the requirements with respect to students with disabilities?
  • How should this be addressed in the classroom?
  • When is an IRB needed as part of a research project?
  • What is required on the part of an IRB?
  • When can teachers use materials under the fair use doctrine?


Faculty members will gain an understanding of a variety of laws that may affect them in the classroom. They will learn the legal requirements and some practical guidance on how to address issues related to student records, work with students with disabilities and research projects.

Who Should Attend

  • Teachers
  • Professors
  • Deans of Faculty
  • Faculty Mentors

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About Our Speaker(s)

Timothy E Gilsbach ESQ
Timothy E. Gilsbach, ESQ., is an associate at King Spry and is member of the firm’s Education Group, concentrating his practice in the area of special education. Tim defends school districts, intermediate units and charter schools in all phases of special education litigation, from state level administrative hearings... More info

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