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October 2023 - General Meeting

  • 10 Oct 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM (CDT)
  • October will be: Zoom Virtual Meeting


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Tips for Ensuring Effective Documentation

Program - MC-SHRM General Meeting   9:05*AM-10:15AM (*Registration 9:00AM-9:05AM)

Presented By: Kelli Karczewski, Attorney – Fisher Firm

The ability of a supervisor to document poor employee performance is critical to defense of adverse action, whether the employee is being reassigned, demoted, or terminated.

This presentation will discuss how to craft a memo that will document efforts to improve performance, and if necessary, withstand legal challenge

Participant Learning Objectives:

  • Explore notice of performance expectations
  • Examine how to implement counseling to improve performance
  • Assess documentation of performance deficiencies
  • Consider remediation of performance deficiencies

        Kelli Karczewski, Attorney serves as special counsel for Fisher Firm, overseeing the Public Administration and Education Division. She lives in Nacogdoches with her husband, Tim. They are first year empty-nesters, with their three children in various stages of their college careers. After serving as an Assistant Attorney General with the Texas Attorney General’s office defending state agencies and universities, Kelli transitioned her skills and experience in education law to the rural public school districts of East and Southeast Texas.   

        Kelli finds her greatest joy in the classroom, training school districts. She also previously served as adjunct professor for the Stephen F. Austin State University, Department of Education. In 2009, in partnership with the Region 7 Education Service Center, Kelli founded eTrain Advantage, an on-line training library utilized annually by school districts to train thousands of East Texas teachers and administrators on current school law matters.  

        To Learn more about Kelli Karczewski, visit:

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        P.O. Box 8796

        The Woodlands, TX 77387

        (936) 321-2370

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