Merry Rhoades and Laura Hemmer Conduct In-Service for South Macoupin Educators

Tueth Keeney attorneys, Merry Rhoades and Laura Hemmer, conducted a two day in-service for educators in South Macoupin County. The in-service took place on August 5th and August 6th, 2008, and provided Back-to-School information on the Ins and Outs of Compliance with IDEA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Merry and Laura
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Merry Rhoades Holds Special Education In-Service for Mid-State Special Education Joint Agreement

Merry Rhoades, Tueth Keeney partner and shareholder, held a special education in-service for Mid-State Special Education Joint Agreement on June 6, 2008. The presentation was held at the Taylorville Extension Office and was titled Special Education In-Service: Special Education Discipline, Residency, Class Size and Workload Regulations, and Initial Evaluations. The presentation was broken down into
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Merry Rhoades Speaks to Murphysboro Community Unit School District No. 186 Administrators and Supervisors

Tueth Keeney partner, Merry Rhoades spoke to Murphysboro Community Unit School District No. 186 Supervisors regarding Investigating Claims of Misconduct in Schools. On May 15, 2008, Merry outlined potential situations necessitating investigation, potential sources of liability, and the power of the school district to investigate misconduct. Minimizing legal risks to its clients is an important
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Merry Rhoades and D. Shane Jones Are Featured Speakers at Illinois Association of School Board’s Semi-Annual Conference & Dinner Meeting

Tueth Keeney partners Merry Rhoades and D. Shane Jones were speakers at the Illinois Association of School Boards – Egyptian Division’s Semi-Annual Conference and Dinner Meeting on March 6, 2008. The Illinois Association of School Boards is a voluntary organization of local boards of education dedicated to strengthening the public schools through local citizen control.
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Merry Rhoades Speaks at the Illinois Association of School Boards Semi-Annual Conference

Tueth Keeney shareholder Merry C. Rhoades was a featured speaker at the Illinois Association of School Boards – Shawnee Division’s Semi-Annual Conference and Dinner Meeting held on February 28, 2008. The Illinois Association of School Boards is a voluntary organization of local boards of education dedicated to strengthening the public schools through local citizen control.
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Merry Rhoades and Laura Hemmer Present In-Service to Roxana School District Faculty Regarding on FERPA and Social Networks

Tueth Keeney education attorneys, Merry Rhoades and Laura Hemmer spent February 1, 2008 speaking with the faculty of Roxana Community Unit School District No. 1 regarding the Family Education Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA) and Social Networks. Minimizing legal risks to its clients is an important focus of Tueth Keeney. To minimize a client’s legal
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Merry Rhoades and D. Shane Jones Are Featured Presenters at 11th Annual Southern Illinois University School Administrators’ Legal Roundtable

Tueth Keeney attorneys, Merry Rhoades and D. Shane Jones were featured presenters at the 11th Annual Southern Illinois University School Administrators’ Legal Roundtable. The Legal Roundtable took place on October 10, 2007 on the campus of Southern Illinois University – Carbondale. Merry and Shane spoke on the New Special Education Regulations: Class Size, Work Load
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Merry Rhoades and D. Shane Jones Present In-Service on Class Size & Work Load at Regional Office of Education

Merry Rhoades and D. Shane Jones presented an in-service at the Regional Office of Education for Calhoun, Greene, Jersey and Macoupin Counties. The legal in-service took place on September 27, 2007 at the Jerseyville office of ROE #40. Merry and Shane spoke on the New Special Education Regulations: Class Size, Work Load and the Impact
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Merry Rhoades Speaks with School Board Presidents Regarding the Illinois Open Meetings Act

Tueth Keeney partner, Merry Rhoades was a speaker at the Illinois Association of School Boards’ Comprehensive Workshop for Board Presidents that took place on May 5, 2007 in Carbondale, Illinois. Merry spoke to a number of school board president’s regarding the Illinois Open Meetings Act. The Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) is a voluntary
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Merry Rhoades Discusses the Illinois Open Meetings Act with School Board Presidents.

Attorneys from Tueth Keeney often contribute their time and talents on a voluntary basis to statewide educational organizations. Tueth Keeney attorney Merry Rhoades presented on the topic of the Illinois Open Meetings Act at a retreat held for Board Presidents on May 5, 2007 at the Touch of Nature near Carbondale, Illinois. Merry discussed the
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