Nadya Tymochenko, a partner at Miller Thomson LLP, oversees the firm’s Education Law Industry Group. Nadya works for publicly funded school boards, private schools, and colleges. She advises clients on governance matters, including the roles, duties, and liabilities of trustees and senior administrators, access to information and protection of privacy, school closings, school councils, and risk management, as well as student matters, which include special education, human rights, student discipline, and health and safety issues. She also advises school boards on their labour and employment issues, such as collective agreement interpretation, employee discipline and terminations, grievance arbitrations, Ontario Labour Board matters, employment agreements, employee accommodation, human rights, and employee health and safety. Nadya is a frequent presenter at conferences, including those of the Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education, the Ontario Council of Administrators of Special Education, and the Ontario Bar Association. She is the co-author of An Educator’s Guide to Managing Sexual Misconduct in Schools and An Educator’s Guide to Parental Harassment and also the co-editor of An Educator’s Guide to the Health and Safety of Students.