Legal Services

Jean Sturtridge, Director
(810) 455-5055
sturtridge.jean@sccresa.org

RESA's Legal Services Department provides expertise on legal issues relating to schools, school personnel, and education-related issues. It assists in legal matters and can provide research and legal opinions.

Services provided:
  • Alternative education (dropouts/expelled)
  • Arbitration and mediation
  • Attendance issues
  • Bullying policies
  • Contract negotiations
  • Employment law, policy, regulation, and compliance
  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) compliance
  • Labor and employment issues
  • Legal information/presentations
  • Litigation
  • MOECS
  • REP
  • School Code interpretation and compliance
  • School policies and procedures
  • State and federal regulatory requirements
  • Student absences/tardiness
  • Student discipline
  • Student rights
  • Special education
  • Teacher tenure
  • Title IX
  • Truancy
  • Virtual Learning Academy