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Martha McCarthy Summer Institute

Martha McCarthy Education Law and Policy Institute and 50th Anniversary of IUSAA BBQ

June 11, 2015

Featuring Gary Orfield

Photo of Dr. Gary Orfield

Dr. Orfield is Distinguished Research Professor of Education, Law, Political Science and Urban Planning at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Orfield's ground-breaking research has brought national attention to the resegregation of modern schools on ethnic, racial, and socio-economic lines. Numerous national news programs including NPR and PBS have highlighted his significant research findings. Dr. Orfield is the co-founder of the Harvard Civil Rights Project at UCLA, which is the nation's leading research center on civil rights and racial inequality. He has served as an expert witness in several court cases including the affirmative action case, Grutter v. Bollinger, and his research was also cited in PICS v. Seattle School District. He now serves as co-director of the Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles at UCLA. 

9:30-10:45 a.m.: New Hot Topics and Cases in 2014-2015

Dave Emmert, J.D., Indiana School Boards Association
John Borkowski, J.D., Hogan Lovells
Janet Decker, J.D., Ph.D., Indiana University

Location: Willkie Auditorium

11:00-12:15 p.m.: Breakout Rooms at School of Education
  • Special Populations (Lisa Tanselle, J.D., Indiana School Boards Association; Maggie Paino, J.D., Indiana Department of Education; Jay Arthur, Ed.D., Carmel Clay Schools)
  • Indiana Education Reform (Michelle Gough McKeown, J.D., Ph.D., State Charter School Board; Emily Richardson, J.D., State Charter School Board; Terry Goodin, Ed.D., Crothersville Community Schools and Indiana State Representative)
  • Student Speech (Martha McCarthy, Ph.D., Loyola Marymount; Allison Fetter Harrott, J.D., Ph.D., Franklin College; Dena Cushenberry, Ed.D., MSD Warren Township)
  • Technology Panel (Justin Bathon, J.D., Ph.D., University of Kentucky; Matt Callison, Indiana University; Judy DeMuth, Ed.D., Monroe County Community School Corporation)
12:15-1:45 p.m.: lunch for speakers/facilitators at the School of Education
1:45-3:00 p.m.: Keynote Address

Gary Orfield, Ph.D., UCLA Civil Rights Project

Location: Willkie Auditorium

3:15-4:30 p.m.: Panel on LGBT Issues

Suzanne Eckes, J.D., Ph.D., Indiana University
Seamus Boyce, J.D., Church, Church, Hittle & Antrim
Maggie Hoernemann, Ph.D., Avon Community School Corporation

Location: Willkie Auditorium

4:30-5:30 p.m.: Student Showcase session

Location: School of Education Second Floor Balcony

5:00: Women’s Network

Location: School of Education

6:00 p.m.: IUSAA BBQ

Location: School of Education Atrium

BBQ is free to IUSAA members. For non-members the cost is $45 in advance or $50 at the door. For students the cost is $35.

Attorneys who attend the institute may earn 6 CLEs at no cost. 
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