1/12/2023 Webinar

Drafting and Enforcing An
Ideal Enrollment Agreement

Thursday, January 12, 2023
12 PM Eastern / 11 AM Central

In this lively and interactive webinar, we will explore the critical elements of creating a legally enforceable enrollment agreement and common traps that independent schools should avoid when drafting. In addition, we will discuss lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic, such as how best to address: force majeure provisions, authorization to use web-based programs, international student challenges, immunization and vaccine requirements, and schools’ discretion regarding grade/class placement. Topics will include:

 

  • Key provisions to include in enrollment agreements
  • Common problems with enrollment agreements
  • Drafting and implementing legally enforceable online enrollment agreements
  • Establishing internal policies for enforcement of enrollment agreements
  • Special considerations for students 18 and older
  • Enrollment agreement in the COVID-19 climate

THE FINE PRINT:
- This session is free for participants from SAIS member schools.
- The fee for non-member school participants is $25 per person.
- The Zoom link will be included in the reminder emails sent 24 hours and 2 hours prior to the start time.
- The session will be recorded and a link will be emailed to all registrants within 72 business hours.

Speaker

 
 

Sarah Fay is partner at Schwartz Hannum PC. She is a member of the firm’s Education Practice group and focuses on the unique legal needs of early child care programs, independent primary and secondary schools, and colleges and universities. Sarah advises these clients on all aspects of school operations, including student and parent issues, employment matters, governance issues, and crisis management. Sarah routinely advises the firm’s education clients on the legal framework for admissions processes and enrollment contracts; accommodating students with disabilities; responding to and investigating student interpersonal misconduct; disciplinary matters; student health and safety; risk management strategies for off-campus trips; student records and confidentiality issues; and policies and practices for promoting an inclusive community. For educational institutions that receive federal funding, Sarah assists with Title IX compliance. Sarah also represents schools against breach of contract, consumer protection claims, and disability discrimination claims. Learn more.

   

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