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978-0-88804-478-5
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330 pages
1 volume bound
softcover
2008-08-01
Canada Law Book

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An Educator's Guide to the Role of the Principal, Second Edition
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This best selling guide provides an understanding of a principal's duties and responsibilities with respect to virtually every legal matter he or she may face. This guide is also for everyone involved in the education field; examining negligence and liability, student records, teacher performance, the noncustodial parent, labour relations, dealing with problem parents, safe schools, cyber bullying and much more! Every issue is addressed in a factual manner, including guidelines for action, and enables principals to anticipate problems. This second edition is completely revised and updated and includes:
  • A revised chapter on suspensions and expulsions taking into account Bill 212, An Act to amend the Education Act in respect of behaviour, discipline and safety
  • An updated chapter on safe schools incorporating references to the Falconer Report
  • A revised chapter on the new procedures for appraising teacher performance
  • Case law developments
  • Legislative developments such as the Youth Criminal Justice Act and changes to the Education Act
  • A new chapter dealing with labour relations
  • A new chapter on emergency response planning
  • An updated chapter on managing medication, including assisting a child with anaphylaxis (Sabrina's Law, 2005)
About the Author

Eric M. Roher, M.A., LL.B., is a partner with the law firm of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and practises in the areas of employment law, labour relations and education law. He is the author of Canadian Labour Reporter Special Report: Violence in the Workplace (4th Edition), An Educator's Guide to Violence in Schools (2nd Edition), released in 2010, co-author of An Educator's Guide to the Role of the Principal (2nd Edition), released in 2008 and co-author of An Educator's Guide to Safe Schools, released in 2004. Mr. Roher is an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. He advises employers on a range of labour relations and employment law issues, including employment standards, termination of employment, unjust dismissal, employee discipline, human rights and workplace safety. Mr. Roher was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1987.

Simon A. Wormwell is an associate with the law firm of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. Prior to that he was with the firm Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, where his work included providing advice on a number of educational law and employment law issues. Mr. Wormwell received his Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario and his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Toronto. He was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 2000.
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