Educational institutions vary from public to private, non-profit to for-profit, primary and secondary school districts, colleges, universities, and charter schools. Often, post-secondary institutions have museums, art collections, foundations, intellectual property and research grants, and athletic programs. All confront accrediting, assessment, and regulatory controls at state and federal levels with additional issues unique to each sector of education.
Rogers Towers Education attorneys handle the broad spectrum of legal, political, and public relations concerns that face the various sectors of American education:
Rogers Towers’ Education Practice is led by shareholder, John A. Delaney, a former Mayor of the City of Jacksonville and President Emeritus of the University of North Florida. Mr. Delaney is also a former Interim Chancellor for the State University System of the State of Florida (President in Residence). Mr. Delaney currently chairs Florida Campus Compact and is a past President of the Florida Association of Colleges and Universities which members include three sectors of higher education: Independent Colleges and Universities (ICUF), the state college system and the public university system. He also previously served as General Counsel for the City of Jacksonville which included representation of the Duval County Public School District, the 20th largest school district in the United States and the 6th largest school district in Florida.
Rogers Towers also provides counseling and support in the following practice areas: