The attorneys of McGown & Markling feel it is important to give back to Ohio’s school boards, educational leaders, municipalities, and other interested parties. Here is a list of upcoming appearances and sponsorships, as well as news regarding our law firm and attorneys.
On August 21, 2017, the Lakewood City School District Board of Education unanimously appointed Matthew John Markling as a commissioner to the Lakewood Community Recreation and Education Commission (“CREC”), which is a seven member, volunteer, governing body of all programs sponsored by the Lakewood Community Recreation and Education Department of the Lakewood City School District […]
McGown & Markling is proud to announce that Managing Director Matthew John Markling has once again been selected one of The Best Lawyers in America® in the practice area of Education Law for the year 2018. This is especially gratifying as recipients are selected by one’s legal peers. Heartfelt congratulations from all of us at […]
On August 11, 2017, Matthew John Markling is giving a presentation entitled “Managing Social Media in the Educational Setting” at the Ohio Valley Educational Service Center opening staff meeting. The nearly 200 Ohio Valley ESC staff members provide quality and affordable services to 12 school districts, two career center districts and community partners in Guernsey, […]
On August 3, 2017, Matthew John Markling is giving two presentations entitled, “Collaborating with Parents of Students with Disabilities” and “Understanding and Complying with the Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect” to educational leaders at the Ashtabula County Administrators Conference 2017. The Ashtabula County Educational Service Center provides Continuous Improvement Planning Services to all […]
On April 9, 2017, Matthew John Markling is giving a legal update presentation to principals at the East Central Ohio Educational Service Center (“ECOESC”), which provides educational services to more than 2,000 teachers and over 28,000 students throughout the Belmont, Carroll, Harrison, and Tuscarawas Counties. Through direct instruction and quality professional development, the ECOESC partners […]
On April 13, 2017, Matthew John Markling is giving a presentation entitled, “Special Education Law Update for ESC Leaders” to Ohio educational service center leaders at the 2017 OESCA Spring Conference. Mr. Markling’s presentation will address special education issues of interest to Ohio’s ESCs and their stakeholders, including recent special education decisions from the United […]