Complimentary Workshop by HLERK and IASPA on the New TRS 3% “Salary Cap”

Join Cindi DeCola, Heather Brickman, and Barbara Erickson, partners at Hodges, Loizzi, Eisenhammer, Rodick & Kohn LLP, for a complimentary program co-sponsored by the Illinois Association of School Personnel Administrators regarding the new TRS 3% “salary cap.”
Cindi, Heather, and Barbara will review the recent changes to the Pension Code and the newly proposed regulations.  They will also discuss the potential impact of the changes at the bargaining table and on school board policy and employment contracts, as well as the various options for restructuring affected compensation and retirement benefits.
This program is eligible for 1.5 hours of PD credit through IASPA. 
September 20, 2018
The Offices of Hodges, Loizzi, Eisenhammer, Rodick & Kohn LLP
3030 Salt Creek Lane
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (near capacity)
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Space is limited, and registrations will be accepted on a first-come basis.

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Lake County Superintendents

It’s also not too early to reserve your spot for the Lake County Superintendents annual Fall Leadership Conference scheduled for October 14-16 at the Eagle Ridge Inn in Galena, Illinois. HLERK is proud to be a co-sponsor of the conference since 2008. HLERK will also hold a reception at the conference for attendees.

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IAASE Fall Conference

It’s certainly not too early to begin planning for the IAASE Fall Conference on October 4-5. The  Executive Board meeting is scheduled for October 3.

HLERK will be active at the conference, and we encourage all of your special education administrators to join over a thousand of their colleagues in attendance. It is a singular opportunity to get the latest information to improve student outcomes and limit legal risk.

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