Each Children First Network (CFN) has a designated senior attorney and a paralegal to provide legal support to network and cluster staffs, as well as to school leadership throughout the borough.
The Senior Field Counsel provide direct assistance to administrators and school leadership in resolving matters with legal implications. The attorneys also provide guidance in interpreting and implementing the Chancellor’s Regulations.
Senior Field Counsel can provide legal guidance in many areas, including:
The Senior Field Counsel also provide regular trainings to school leadership on a variety of legal issues. Specific trainings can be requested through your Senior Field Counsel.School Based Investigation LinksCorporal Punishment Reporting FormA-420: Pupil Behavior and Discipline - Corporal PunishmentA-421: Verbal AbuseSchool Based Investigation ChecklistInstructions for Investigating School Based Complaints48 Hour NoticeWaiver of Union RepresentationWaiver of 48 Hour NoticeJoint Waiver - 48 Hour Notice and Union Representation