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GE 6140 - School Personnel Administration (Roberts-Malamis)

Resources for Prof. Roberts-Malamis' graduate class.



Assignment Three

Choose a relevant and timely human resources topic from the list below or from your own sources.  Research the topic, using at least three different sources, which are appropriately cited in your presentation.  Make sure you specifically relate the topic to the educational setting.  Provide five to seven page paper on the topic along with a ten-minute summary presentation to the class on your findings.  Please choose the topic and discuss an outline with instructor no later than March 26, 2018.   Topic must be pre-approved by instructor before student begins the written assignment. (With approval, the student may choose a different topic relating to school personnel administration than those listed below, but regardless of topic, pre-approval must be secured from instructor no later than March 26, 2018.)

Possible Paper Topics

  • The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Impact on Educational Entities.
  • Professional and Medical Sabbaticals—How Should a School District Administer?
  • Use of Third Party Educational Staffing/Contractors—Pros and Cons.
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Staffing Issues.
  • Due Process Requirements for School Personnel in Pennsylvania.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
  • School District Induction Programs.
  • The Onboarding Process in Educational Settings.
  • Health and Wellness Programs—Pros and Cons.
  • Pennsylvania Laws Impacting Educational Staffing.
  • Supervising Different Generations.
  • How to Motivate and Inspire School Employees.
  • Supervision:  Compare/Contrast Two Different Supervision Models.