June 18, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

AISNE Insight: An Employee Handbook Refresher


As the academic year winds down and summer approaches, it’s an opportune moment for independent schools to revisit their employee handbooks. With a semblance of stability returning after the pandemic upheavals, it’s time to ensure that policies are up-to-date and reflect current norms.

Join attorneys Brian Garrett, Sean LaPorta, and Vineesha Sow from McLane Middleton’s Education Practice Group as they delve into crucial updates for employee handbooks. This webinar will address foundational policies like non-discrimination, accommodations, investigations, and professional boundaries. Additionally, it will explore newer concerns such as conflicts of interest, workplace romantic relationships, and other pandemic-induced policy adjustments. Attendees will receive a sample table of contents to guide them in comprehensively covering relevant policies for independent schools.

Key Takeaways Include:

  • Timing Matters: With the academic year wrapping up, reviewing employee handbooks is timely.
  • Stability Post-Pandemic: Schools can now reassess policies in light of newfound stability.
  • Foundational Policies: The webinar will cover essential policies like non-discrimination and professional boundaries.
  • Emerging Concerns: Attendees will learn about newer issues like conflicts of interest and workplace relationships.
  • Guidance Provided: A sample table of contents will be shared to assist schools in ensuring comprehensive coverage of relevant policies.

This AISNE Insight is intended for the following roles:

  • Heads of School
  • Chief Business Officers (CFOs/COOs)
  • HR staff of all levels
  • Any administrators and managers who work to finalize the handbook for the upcoming academic year
  • In-house attorneys