Law as it Relates to the Rights, Employment, Retention and Dismissal of
Teachers (AAC #1118)
Administrators’ Academy course gives essential legal information as it applies
to the instructional program, religion in public schools and student rights and
shows how these areas articulate with teacher liability. A special component of
the academy will be addressing the rights, employment, retention and dismissal
of teachers. Time will be devoted to how administrators can proactively take
steps to avoid pitfalls in their roles.
will understand the principles of school law including the legal and ethical
management of resources/practices as it applies to teacher employment searches.
will understand the ethical application of law as it relates to teacher rights
will comprehend the law as it relates to tenure and the retention of teachers.
will understand educational law as it relates to due process and the dismissal
will know how to develop a template of interview questions to ask candidates
during a teacher employment search in their district.