About Our Section

The Education Law Section brings together education lawyers to discuss matters of mutual interest. Lawyers who practice in the area of special education or labor law, hearing officers, litigators, lawyers who are teachers, and school administrators are members. Section members represent boards, parents, and teachers.


Section Executive Committee

Chair
Bet Gailor

Connecticut Legal Services Inc
1125 Main St
Willimantic, CT 06226
(860)786-6371
bgailor@connlegalservices.org

Vice-chair
Maria Morelli-Wolfe

Greater Hartford Legal Aid Inc.
999 Asylum Ave, Fl 3
Hartford, CT 06105-2431
(860)541-5042
mmorelliwolfe@ghla.org

Secretary
Penelope Petzold

67 Falcon Ln
Glastonbury, CT 06033-2732
(860)670-4891
ppetzoldesq@gmail.com

Treasurer
Winona Zimberlin

Zimberlin Law LLC
267 Main St
Manchester, CT 06042-3538
(860)783-5999
wzimberlin@zimberlinlaw.com

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Upcoming Events

  • Nov 21
    Title IX Compliance in Higher Ed.: (Proposed) Regulatory Changes & Case Law Developments (EED191121)
    CBA Law Center
    30 Bank St
    New Britain, Connecticut
    United States

    The US Department of Education has proposed substantial changes to Title IX regulations concerning sexual misconduct on campus, which may be implemented this fall. Learn about the history of Title IX; the impact of proposed regulatory changes; and recent developments in the law from an institutional perspective of a Title IX coordinator, from a defendant's perspective, and from a plaintiff's perspective.

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