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2017 MANS School Law Seminar



Thank you to FACTS Education Solutions for your generous sponsorship of this event!

The Michigan Association of Non-public Schools thanks the participants of its second annual MANS School Law Seminar in Lansing, Michigan. This half-day seminar provided legal overview of pertinent topics for non-public schools.

The Agenda included:

Opening Prayer, Welcome and Overview
Brian Broderick, Executive Director, Michigan Association of Non-public Schools

ESSA Equitable Participation of Private Schools
Amy Kawaguchi, Sr. Vice President, FACTS-Education Solutions, LLC ( - File does not exist!, )
Amy presented on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and the impact this act has on faith-based schools. She discussed the rights and responsibilities of non-public schools under the new act.

Developing a Shared Time Agreement
Karen Piper, Bodman PLC
Karen joined us again this year to present a legal overview on developing a shared time agreement. She covered the ins and outs of what to consider and include in the agreement, as well as the responsibilities of each party.

Employee Relations: Moral Clauses, Social Media Content and Some Practical Guidance for Faith-Based Schools
Conor Dugan, Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
Conor dove into legal perspectives of dealing with employee use of social media in schools today and also examined moral clauses in employee contracts and how to create detailed language and guidance.

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