Disciplining students can create a mess of legal issues. Disciplining students with special needs can get even messier. Our seasoned legal faculty will show you which response strategies are legally sound, and which will land you in hot water. Put an end to disruptive behavior without creating ammunition for a lawsuit - register today!
Determine when different types of discipline are (and are not) appropriate.
Learn how to evaluate if the misbehavior is a manifestation of a student's disability.
Discover how to conduct FBAs and design BIPs to address a student's behavioral issues.
Understand schools' legal obligations when students with disabilities are being bullied.
This course is part of the Special Education Law in Illinois series.
CASSIE C. BLACK is an attorney with Kriha Boucek, LLC, where she practices in school and special education law. Ms. Black has 17 years of experience in education as a school psychologist, assistant principal, director of student services, and assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction, and has worked with students and families from early childhood through high school. She has experience in a wide array of issues including special education, student discipline, and student rights and responsibilities. Ms. Black earned her B.A. degree from Augustana College, her M.A. degree from Roosevelt University, her Ed. S. degree from the University of Northern Colorado, and her J.D. degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She is admitted to practice in Illinois.
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