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Sweet Stevens’ Cheramie Walz Holds Data Security Workshop for Schools

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(New Britain, PA) – Mark Cheramie Walz of Sweet, Stevens, Katz & Williams recently hosted a workshop on data security for the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO). The event took place on March 22 at PASBO’s headquarters in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and was broadcast to its members across the commonwealth via webinar.

PASBO is a statewide association focused on providing education, training, professional development and legislative news to over 3,000 professionals working in school finance, accounting, operations, facilities, transportation, food service, technology, communications, human resources, purchasing and safety services.

The program covered all aspects of data security, including records management, document retention and destruction, data breaches and the use of cloud-based services. 

Cheramie Walz is a former Bucks County Deputy District Attorney who counsels school entities in all matters related to special education litigation, with a special emphasis on the use of technology in education and advising practical solutions that reduce liability while harnessing the benefits of new technology. Additionally, he serves as an editor and moderator of the firm’s Technology Pool Counsel, a unique, subscription-based service where operational questions from schools are answered on an on-demand basis, 24/7.

The attorneys of Sweet Stevens are regularly asked to present at conferences and seminars on issues involving school law. To request a speaker for an upcoming event, call (215) 345-9111.

Sweet, Stevens, Katz & Williams, LLP was formed in 1995 by nine experienced education lawyers who created the first private law practice in Pennsylvania dedicated entirely to Education Law.  Since then, the firm has grown to 16 attorneys who represent over 290 school and municipal entities as Solicitors or as Special Counsel in more than 50 counties throughout Pennsylvania.