Timothy E. Gilsbach, ESQ., is an associate at King Spry and is member of the firm’s Education Group, concentrating his practice in the area of special education. Tim defends school districts, intermediate units and charter schools in all phases of special education litigation, from state level administrative hearings to federal court appeals. Tim also advised clients on a wide variety of other educational law issues, including FERPA and student records. Tim was previously associated with a regional law firm and focused his practice to litigation in a wide variety of civil matters. While in law school, Tim served as a law clerk to the Honorable J. Wesley Oler, Jr., of the Cumberland County Court of Common Pleas. Tim is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University’s Dickinson School of Law and Messiah College. Tim has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Rising Star in the area of school law for the last three years.
More and more people are using e-mail as a form of communication and as a means to document events when they occur, including in the education world. Such use of e-mail can be beneficial for educational entities, but also can cause lots of headaches from a legal liability perspective and from a public relations angle. Lastly, most educational entities must comply with FERPA and take its requirements and limitations into consideration in the use of e-mail.
Join this session by expert speaker Timothy E. Gilsbach, Esq. and get an understanding of how to use e-mails effectively in the area of education and comply with FERPA requirements.
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