Keeping it Legal: New Guidance for Special Education and IEPs
Start Date 05/08/2017 01:00 PM
End Date 05/08/2017 03:45 PM
Address KASB. 1420 SW Arrowhead Rd. Topeka, Ka 66604-4024
Registration is closed for the event.

The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District creates new opportunities to fine tune special education identification and IEP processes. KASB Attorney Sarah Loquist will present an overview and implication of ruling, including potential legal actions that could result if schools fail to adjust their practices and procedures. The half-day workshop will include a presentation by Linda Aldrich, consultant and former special education teacher and administrator, on the pitfalls of over identifying students for special education services.

 

Agenda: 

 

12:30

Registration

 

 

1:00

What Happened in Endrew F. and Why Is It Important to Our Special Education Services?

 

Sarah Loquist, KASB Attorney

 

 

1:30

The Pitfalls of Over-Identification of Students

 

Linda Aldridge, Consultant/Former Special Education Administrator and Teacher

 

 

2:00

Break

 

 

2:15

Practical Implications of Endrew F. for Special Education and the IEP Process

Sarah Loquist, KASB Attorney

 

 

2:45

Roundtable Discussion with Colleagues and KASB Attorney Sarah Loquist Regarding Questions and Concerns Related to Endrew F.

 

 

3:45

Adjourn

 


Helpful Information Leadership Academy Points.

Participants may earn 5 points of Leadership Academy credit for attending this workshop.

Dress.
Dress professional while keeping in mind the temperature at workshop sites may vary.
Dressing in layers is recommended.

Accommodations.
KASB will try to accommodate persons with special dietary needs or disabilities and provide access to all association sponsored programs. Please let us know of needed accommodations at least two weeks in advance.

Cancellations.
To avoid being charged the full registration fee CANCELLATIONS must be made 48 hours prior to the start of on-site registration the day of the workshop.