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Brian Schwartz


General Counsel and Deputy Director
Illinois Principals Association
Brian D. Schwartz has practiced school law for twenty-five years. Brian serves as the Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel to the Illinois Principals Association. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Illinois at Springfield, where he teaches several graduate courses on school law and employment law. Brian is the author of three books: The Law of Homeschooling (2008), Finding Middle Ground in K-12 Education (2009) and Illinois Law in the School Office (2015). He has also written numerous book chapters, law review articles and scholarly publications. Brian previously served on the national board of directors of the Education Law Association and is the past chair of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Education Law Section Council. He is a member of the Illinois and National Council of School Attorneys.
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The Legal Rights of Students and Parents

Doubletree Hotel Collinsville 1000 East Port Plaza Dr, Collinsville

Amendment Rights, social media use, the changing liability of technology, teacher behavior, handbooks, searches, and bullying are not just “hot topics,” they are everyday issues.  This academy talks about all [...]

The Legal Basis of Student Management

NIU Naperville 1120 E. Diehl Rd., Naperville

With a practical and fresh approach, this course will use real-life discussions about the legal issues that the principal encounters on a regular basis, including: trends in the case law; [...]

The Legal Basis of Student Management

IPA Heaquarters 2940 Baker Dr., Springfield

With a practical and fresh approach, this course will use real-life discussions about the legal issues that the principal encounters on a regular basis, including: trends in the case law; [...]

The Legal Rights of Students and Parents

Online

Amendment Rights, social media use, the changing liability of technology, teacher behavior, handbooks, searches, and bullying are not just “hot topics,” they are everyday issues.  This academy talks about all [...]

The Legal Rights of Students and Parents

NIU Hoffman Estates 5555 Trillium Blvd., Hoffman Estates

Amendment Rights, social media use, the changing liability of technology, teacher behavior, handbooks, searches, and bullying are not just “hot topics,” they are everyday issues.  This academy talks about all [...]

The Legal Rights of Students and Parents

Online

Amendment Rights, social media use, the changing liability of technology, teacher behavior, handbooks, searches, and bullying are not just “hot topics,” they are everyday issues.  This academy talks about all [...]