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Sonya E. Sallis


Sonya E. Sallis, a member of Gregory Doyle’s Education Law team, helps Georgia school boards, administrators and instructors respond to the legal, business and regulatory challenges facing school districts today.


Ms. Sallis advises school systems throughout Georgia on development and oversight of policies and procedures; compliance with federal, state, and Department of Education requirements and regulations; student issues; discipline; and the myriad of other administrative and regulatory questions that face local boards and educators on a daily basis.


Ms. Sallis is experienced in guiding Districts through federal investigations and compliance reviews with state and federal education agencies, including the Office for Civil Rights. She guides school districts through the discipline process, from developing effective and compliant codes of conduct, to the student hearing process, and through the student appeal process.


Ms. Sallis also provides training to school boards, educators and administrators on topics such as FERPA compliance, student discipline, due process, federal non-discrimination laws, bullying and other legal challenges facing educators and administrators in public education.

Sonya E. Sallis

Associate


PRACTICE AREAS

    Education


INDUSTRIES SERVED

    Education


BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

    Georgia


EDUCATION

    J.D., cum laude, University of Georgia School of Law
    B.A., magna cum laude, Grady College of Journalism, University of Georgia – Member, Kappa Tau Alpha honor society