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Managing Editor:
  Eleanor Doctor, B.Ed., M.A., LL.B.
  Barrister & Solicitor (Ret.), Calgary

  Justin Seitz, B.Sc., J.D.

Advisory Board:
  Eric Roher, B.A., M.A., LL.B.
  Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Toronto
  Reynold Robertson, B.A., LL.B.
  Robertson Stromberg, Saskatoon
  Allen Soltan, B.Com. Hons.), LL.B., LL.M.
  DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
  David J. Corry, B.A., M.Sc., LL.B.
  Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP, Calgary
  Mary Comeau, BSW, LL.B.
  Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Here is what some of our subscribers have to say about this publication:
  • Our firm has subscribed to the Education Law Reporter Service for almost 20 years. I have a significant Education Law practice and I find the Education Law Reporter Service to be a valuable resource, particularly given the fact that Education Law tends to be a specialty area of practice. The Education Law Reporter Service helps me to keep current with respect to cases and developments in the area of Education Law in other Canadian jurisdictions. Thanks and keep up the good work.

    Rex Beaton, McDougall Gauley LLP Barristers & Solicitors

  • I have subscribed to the Educational Law Reported for at least five years now, and I have found it to be an essential, (if somewhat sobering), resource for any School Principal or Head of School. It is published under the name of Preventative Law Publications because it really does cultivate a preventative mindset when it comes to legal issues in education. The case studies are an ideal way to look at actual situations and how they play out in real schools. The Education Law Reporter is, to my mind, an essential part of any school leader's toolkit.

    Ted Spear, Ph.D., Head of School, Island Pacific School

  • "On reflection of all that I have learned since subscribing to the Education Law Reporter in June of 2012, it is a privilege to share my high regard of the publication.

    To be honest, I was quite ignorant of the entire field of education law until I had the transformative experience of attending a workshop by Eric Roher, who sits on the Advisory Board for the Preventive Law organization. Once I became aware of the influence and impact of education law, there was no turning away from it! The new problem I faced was that the amount of knowledge ​I needed ​to learn​. I felt overwhelmed and since it is ever changing, I wondered if I could ever keep up and still do my day job.

    To my good fortune, I learned about the Education Law Reporter and it has enabled me to improve my understanding of the key elements of school law at a manageable pace. It keeps me up to date with legal precedents and provides useful editorials that expand on the implications and applications of best practices for schools.

    Over time I have built up my confidence in dealing with legal issues surrounding students, parents, and staff. Whenever I encounter a situation that I don’t remember having read about in the past, their online research tool is very efficient at finding similar cases that were published before my subscription began.

    We have made important decisions at my school based directly on the principles I learned through the cases in the Education Law Reporter. The peace of mind that comes from making properly informed decisions is comforting to administrators and faculty alike. Ultimately, the most critical benefit of subscribing to the publication is that it supports us in meeting the duty of care that we owe to our students."

    Gary Sylven, Principal, Rundle College Junior Senior High School

  • "I have been using the Education Law Reporter, Elementary & Secondary, for several years as a resource in the course I teach for the University of Alberta: EDPS 410: Law and Ethics for Teachers. Your publication is extremely valuable, and I use it extensively in the class. I love the fact that it is absolutely current, that the cases are relevant to the “everyday” life of teachers, and that the commentary provides both context and recommendations for teachers. Pre-service teachers are not necessarily well-informed about the legal context of public education in Canada, as well as the ever-changing landscape of litigation. My goal in the class to develop an understanding of ethical behavior, an overall knowledge of the laws governing teacher behavior, and ways that teachers can be effective while protecting their professional integrity and reputation.

    Thank you for publishing this excellent resource which I believe should in every staff room in every school in Canada.

    Alan H. Cooper, Faculty Advisor
    West Kootenay Teacher Education Program, University of British Columbia
    Instructor, Elementary Education/Education Policy Studies, University of Alberta

  • "I wish to extend my thanks to the writers and publishers of the Education Law Reporter for their excellent publication. I found the cases and discussion extremely useful for teaching my Educational law courses. My students benefited greatly from having current cases and resolutions at their fingertips."

    Hope Fennell, PhD, Lakehead University