If you are a school district Section 504 coordinator or otherwise have an interest in Section 504 and the ADA, consider this two-day institute.
In the context of K–12 students, this session will provide a systematic, comprehensive, and up-to-date comparison among Section 504, the ADA, and the IDEA in terms of the respectively applicable legislation, regulations, and case law.
The registration fee for the 2-day Institute is $495 and you may learn more about the program and also register here.
The week-long Special Education Law Symposium begins on Sunday evening with a Keynote Address and Q and A by the Director, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and concludes on Friday with the National Case Law Update. Is you are interested in the whole week and the Coordinators Institute you may register for the entire Symposium.
Eight, all new, litigation “hot topics” (three hours each) are offered Monday through Thursday to registrants who choose the Legally Experienced section.
For those registrants new to special education law, the Legally Basic section offers foundation knowledge in three-hour sessions: IDEA overview/legal terminology, child find/eligibility, free appropriate public education (FAPE), least restrictive environment (LRE), discipline, remedies, Pennsylvania regulations, and Section 504.
For program and content information:
Perry Zirkel, Co-Director
Lehigh University, College of Education
111 Research Drive
Behtlehem, PA 18015
James Newcomer, Co-Director
321 Joshua Tree Drive
Collegeville, PA 19426
For registration or technical issues:
Donna Johnson and Shannon Weber
111 Research Drive, B206
Bethlehem, PA 18015