School Law Update: What’s New and Noteworthy in Data Privacy, SOPPA, & Tech
December 15 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pmFree
Join Attorney Brandon K. Wright of Miller, Tracy, Braun, Funk & Miller, Ltd. as he answers and discusses your legal questions surrounding data privacy in schools, including SOPPA and related mandates. Brandon will also set aside time to discuss other relevant legal issues involving school technology and social media use.
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.