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An Educator's Guide to Parental Harassment
By: Robert G. Keel, Nadya Tymochenko, B.A., LL.B., LL.M.
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This resource is full of practical strategies, case studies and professional guidance that helps you understand and limit the risks of managing problematic parental outside relations. Written in a practical step-by-step manner, it quickly guides you through both the legal and management concerns pertaining to this important issue. Inside you'll find valuable information on the flashpoints that can lead to parental harassment, when and how to react to upset parents, how to utilize board and police protocols and implement safe school policies and the law when necessary. Topics examined include:
  • Utilizing the Criminal Code
  • Resorting to civil action
  • Remedies under education legislation
  • Trespass legislation
  • Work refusals under the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Other human resources issues
Various case studies explain what can be done or avoided to best manage this serious issue.
About the Author
Robert G. Keel, B.A., LL.B., is a senior founding partner of Keel Cottrelle LLP, Barristers and Solicitors. He is qualified to practise law in both Ontario and New York State. Mr. Keel has appeared before all levels of the courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as numerous administrative tribunals. At present, his practice is primarily focused on education law, including First Nations governance issues. He has spoken at numerous conferences and has published more than 100 papers and articles. In addition, Mr. Keel is the President of Edu-Law Consulting Services Limited which provides conflict resolution programs for the education sector. Also, he is the Executive Editor of the Keel Cottrelle LLP Education Law Newsletter, Human Resources Newsletter and Public Sector Procurement Law Newsletter. He is the author of Student Rights and Responsibilities: Attendance and Discipline (1998), the co-author of An Educator's Guide to the Health and Safety of Students, An Educator's Guide to Managing Sexual Misconduct in Schools and An Educator's Guide to Parental Harassment (Canada Law Book).

Nadya Tymochenko, B.A., LL.B., LL.M., is a leader in education law at Miller Thomson, serving publicly funded school boards, private schools, and private colleges. She brings industry expertise and experience to a wide breadth of legal matters, including governance issues, human rights with respect to employees, students, and the complex area of intersecting and conflicting rights. She also advises on labour and employment issues, and acts for her clients in grievance arbitrations and matters before the Ontario Labour Relations Board. Nadya helps her education clients to address administrative law topics such as student discipline, special education, health and safety, and privacy, both informally and before tribunals.

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