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Burning Questions: Legal Concerns with Remote Learning
September 8, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pmFree
Remote and hybrid learning plans have been implemented in schools and districts across the state. These plans have raised legal concerns for district leaders, school administrators, teachers, and more. Join Brandon K. Wright from Miller, Tracy, Braun, Funk & Miller, Ltd. as he answers some of the top “burning questions” from educators regarding legal issues related to remote and hybrid learning.
Brandon K. Wright graduated with a B.S. in Speech Communication from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (2001), and a master’s degree in educational administration from the Department of Educational Organization and Leadership at the University of Illinois (2004). He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law (2004).
Prior to becoming an attorney at the firm of Miller, Tracy, Braun, Funk & Miller, Ltd., Brandon worked as an administrative assistant and consultant at the Regional Office of Education for Alexander, Johnson, Massac, Pulaski and Union Counties. Brandon also served as a member of the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School Board of Education from 1999-2003, the youngest person to be elected to a school board in Illinois at that time. He has served as an Adjunct Faculty Member at Southern Illinois University’s Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses, and currently teaches school law courses as an adjunct at Eastern Illinois University.
Brandon currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Illinois Council of School Attorneys.
Brandon focuses his practice on school law, having developed a particular interest in the field of special education, due process, and co-operative school districts. He regularly speaks at roundtables, division meetings, Illinois Association of School Boards’ Workshops and Conferences, Illinois Principals’ Association Conferences, Illinois Alliance of Administrators of Special Education Conferences, and In-services.