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Program Schedule  

8:30-9:00 a.m. Registration

Check-in and breakfast
9:00-9:10 a.m.
Opening and Introduction by the Deans

Erik Lillquist, Vice Dean & Professor of Law, Seton Hall Law School
9:10-10:40 a.m.
Panel One

THE NEED FOR REFORM - PHILOSOPHICAL AND LEGAL IMPLICATIONS
OF THE TENURE SYSTEM

Moderator: Craig Livermore, Esq., Executive Director, NJ LEEP and Adjunct Professor of Law, Seton Hall Law Shcool

Panelists:

  1. Isabel Machado, Esq., Founding Partner, Machado Law Firm
  2. Robert J. Martin, Esq., Professor of Law, Seton Hall Law School
  3. Jennifer Osborne, Esq., Partner, Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C.
  4. Arsen Zartarian, Esq., Deputy General Counsel, Newark Public Schools
10:40 a.m.
Break
 
11:00 A.m.
Panel Two

HISTORIC AND CONTEMPORARY ATTEMPTS AT TEACHER TENURE REFORM

Moderator: Shavar Jeffries, Esq., Member, Newark Public Schools Advisory Board and Associate Professor of Law, Seton Hall Law School

Panelists:

  1. Lucille Davy, Esq., Senior Advisor, James B. Hunt Jr. Institute for Education Leadership and Policy
  2. Steven Fogarty, Esq., Owner and Attorney, Fogarty and Hara Law Offices
  3. Michael D. Kuchar, Ph.D., Superintendent of Schools, Bergenfield Public Schools
12:30 p.m.
Lunch
  The Newark Club, One Newark Center, 22nd Floor
Luncheon Speaker: Brian Zychowski, Ed.D., Superintendent, North Brunswick Schools
2:00 P.M.
PANEL THREE

INTERPRETING NEW JERSEY'S TEACHER TENURE LEGISLATION: TEACHNJ

Moderator: Bill Baroni, Esq., Deputy Executive Director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and Adjunct Professor of Law, Seton Hall Law School

Panelists:

  1. Senator Jennifer Beck, State of New Jersey, 11th Legislative District
  2. Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan, Jr., Esq., State of New Jersey, 18th Legislative District
  3. Assemblywoman Mila Jasey, State of New Jersey, 27th Legislative District
    Senator Kevin O'Toole, Esq., State of New Jersey, 40th Legislative District
3:30 p.m.
CLOSING REMARKS