11/16/09

2009 OAPCS 2nd Annual State Conference: “Good Corporate Governance for Public Charter/Community Schools in Ohio”

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Presented by the Ohio Alliance for Public Charter Schools

Vorys attorneys Melissa Mitchell, Elizabeth Smith and Martha Brewer spoke at the second annual Ohio Alliance for Public Charter Schools State Conference on November 16, 2009.

Ms. Mitchell’s presentation, ‘The Special Education Challenge for Public Charter Schools’, discussed a ten-step outline for schools to work with special education students while following complicated federal and state laws.

Ms. Smith and Ms. Brewer’s presentation, "Good Corporate Governance for Public Charter/Community Schools in Ohio," discussed how ethics laws and good corporate governance impact a Board’s consistent decision making, ability to establish a vision and offer guidance, and capacity to set an agenda.