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The Myths and Mistakes of Year-to-Year Teacher Contracts

Date
Thursday
January 30, 2014

 Teacher Contracts Seminar & Networking

Heads, assistant heads and finance and HR directors of independent schools gathered to discuss the employment ramifications of year-to-year teacher contracts. Although teacher contracts may have an end date, it is important to be aware of the employment expectations these contracts create. The presentation focused on:

  • How to effectively structure the teacher review process
  • The differences between teacher employment and traditional business employment
  • Common pitfalls of year-to-year contracting
  • Best practices in teacher-employer relationships
  • Using the contract renewal period to the school's advantage

Speakers

  • Patrick O’Neil is an attorney at Lerch, Early & Brewer who serves as outside general counsel for independent schools throughout Maryland and the District of Columbia.
  • Michael Neary is an employment and litigation attorney at Lerch, Early & Brewer who counsels businesses, private schools, nonprofits, and religious organizations on how to comply with the laws governing the workplace. 

Questions?

If you have specific questions about teacher contracts or other issues facing independent schools, please contact Patrick O' Neil at (301) 657-0738 or ploneil@lerchearly.com or Michael Neary at (301) 657-0740 or mjneary@lerchearly.com.

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Michael J. Neary
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301-657-0740
Patrick L. O'Neil
Principal
301-657-0738
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