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Prevent School Liability and Address the Unique Needs of All Students
Mental health issues in schools extend beyond special education classrooms, and each school professional needs to have a clear idea of what the law requires and how to comply with the plethora of regulations and procedures. In this engaging instruction, experienced practitioners will share their methods to prevent student neglect and discrimination, and their hard-won resolution approaches. Help every student get the best possible education with this focused school law guide to student mental health. Register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar is designed for professionals who work with students:
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The Wyoming State Board of Continuing Legal Education has granted 6.0 hours of Continuing Legal Education Credit, including 0.0 hour of ethics.
PROFESSOR TIFFANY L. HUNT is a faculty member in the Special Education Program at the University of Wyoming. Professor Hunt's research interests include bullying and students with disabilities, school violence, social and emotional disabilities, special education leadership, micro-credentialing and professional preparation and development. Her areas of expertise also include affective needs, learning disabilities, inclusion services, special education law, and individualized education plan (IEP) compliance. Professor Hunt has a wide range of experience both in the classroom as well as at the administrative level. She has taught both general education and special education. Professor Hunt has worked with a variety of students with special education needs ranging from preschool to 8th grade. She was a member of the education faculty at Clarke University in Iowa, where she taught in a professional development school and most recently worked at the Wyoming Department of Education, as the Special Programs Division director. This range of experiences has helped Professor Hunt grow and advance her knowledge and skill in the field of special education. She has her undergraduate degree in elementary education from the University of Wyoming. She earned her master's and doctoral degree from the University of Northern Colorado.
KARI MONEYHUN is an attorney with the Lemich Law Center in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Since 2005, Ms. Moneyhun has practiced in the areas of taxation, business law, estate planning and education law. She represents Sweetwater County School District #1 in Rock Springs, Wyoming, where she works with district administrators and staff, including members of IEP and Section 504 teams, to provide guidance, training, and legal advice in the areas of special education and student and workplace disability. She works with the Board of Trustees to review, revise and draft district-wide policies and procedures to comply with state law, the Wyoming Department of Education rules, and federal regulations. On a special project, Ms. Moneyhun provided support for another Wyoming school district undergoing an Office of Civil Rights (OCR) review to ensure district compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Ms. Moneyhun earned her B.A. degree in political science and her LL.M. degree in taxation at the University of Washington. She earned her J.D. degree at Seattle University School of Law.
DR. JACQUE PHILLIPS is an attorney with The Law Office of Dr. Jacque Phillips, Esq. Parents, educators, administrators and attorneys come to Dr. Phillips for accurate and reliable information about special education law, education law and advocacy for children with disabilities. She has a unique understanding of special education law due to her background as a special education teacher and professor. Dr. Phillips is trained and experienced in mediation and has done extensive presentations and training locally, nationally and internationally. She is formerly a professor at the University of Hawaii and Adams State College, and an adjunct professor at the University of Northern Colorado and the University of Colorado at Denver. Dr. Phillips is the co-author with Randy Chapman of the Litigation Prevention in Special Education Workbook. She earned her B.A. degree in education; her M.A. degree in special education; and her Doctorate degree in special education (emotional/behavioral disorders) from the University of Northern Colorado. She earned her Juris Doctorate degree at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Dr. Phillips is admitted to the Colorado Bar and is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, the Council for Exceptional Children, the Comparative International Education Society, and the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development.
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