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Lehigh University's 44th Special Education Law Conference

Truancy prevention: Giving kids a chance to succeed

May 13, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM EST

Speakers: Peter J. Maher

When:
May 13, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM EST
Where:

Lehigh University's Mountaintop Campus

Peter Maher will co-present the session, “Truancy prevention: Giving kids a chance to succeed,” at Lehigh University's 44th Special Education Law Conference. This session will discuss several key questions about truancy including:

  • What are the compulsory school attendance laws and how they are applied in Pennsylvania and New Jersey?
  • What are the legal, educational, economic, and social impacts of truancy?
  • What are the most effective strategies for curbing truancy?

This one-day program provides a variety of session offerings about special education law for education leaders, attorneys, mental health agencies, caseworkers, social workers, and hearing officers.

Moderator      
Julie B. Fogt, Ed.D., Centennial School of Lehigh University - Bethlehem, PA

Co-Presenters 
Hollie John, Esq., Jacobson and John, L.L.P. - Doylestown, PA
Peter Maher, Esq., Shipman & Goodwin, L.L.P. - Hartford, Ct

For more information, please visit the event website.

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