Contact: Wendel Sloan at 505.562.2253
Reporter: Marc Schoder
PORTALES—Extended and Distance Learning will offer a workshop on "Teachers, the Law, and Public Schools for college credit from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on two Saturdays, May 1 and 8.
The course number is EDF 593 and can be taken for graduate credit. Dr. Charles Waggoner will instruct the course. The cost for the one-credit-hour class is $115. The course is a "down and dirty" consideration of the most common ways classroom teachers find themselves in difficulty with tort law issues. The various topics include freedom of expression, search and seizure, corporal punishment and zero tolerance.
Teachers will learn about various negligent acts that may place them in a courtroom rather than in a classroom.
For more information, call 505.562.2165.