Welcome to the Education Law Section

Section News & Notes
  • Education Law Section CLE on Data Privacy and Security in Education (April 26, 2013)
    Please sign up today. Early Bird Rate ends this week. Click here to register.
  • Senate Bill 361
    Senate Bill 361 has been introduced; if passed, it would, among other things, abolish career status and require the employment of teachers on one- to four-year contracts. The text of the bill can be found here:
  • Committee Sign-up Form
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The Education Law Section values the perspective of both management and public education employee representatives. The section focuses on issues including the Excellent Schools Act, education financing, and employment. The section is developing programs to reach out to higher education attorneys.

The section, currently with 239 members, sponsors CLE programs and services; provides members with a substantive newsletter; and helps mold the association's legislative agenda for presentation to the N.C. General Assembly. The newsletter, Education Law, offers an index of its articles and CLE topics.

The Education Law Section's website includes the following information:

Calendar - contains a listing of Section Council meeting dates, Section Annual meeting dates, and other Section-related events dates, locations, times, and event descriptions.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) - contains section-specific Continuing Legal Education (CLE) information including upcoming programs and publications when available.

Governance - contains the Education Law section's governing documents including the purpose statement and bylaws.

Join/Renew - contains an online application form for joining this section.

Leadership - contains information from the section's leadership including the section officers, section council, committee chairs, and meeting minutes when available.

Newsletters - contains the section's newsletters, which may be password-protected as determined by the section leadership.

ListManager – is a communication tool that offers its members the opportunity to post suggestions, comments or questions to a large number of people at the same time.

Resources - contains section-specific legal resources including access to Fastcase® / PJI, online links / references, publications (e.g., forms, brochures, booklets, etc.), articles, legislative issues, and other information when available.

NCBA - Information about the North Carolina Bar Association's leaders, staff contacts, map/driving tools, and links to other sections, divisions as well as NCBA's home page.

  • Patron Campaign
  • Fastcase
  • Continuing Legal Education
  • 4ALL
  • Law related Education
  • Lawyer Referral Service
  • Center For Practice Management