Create Legally Sound and Educationally Appropriate Plans
Solid IEPs and 504 plans will ensure positive learning outcomes for many students. Poorly crafted or improperly carried out plans are legal disasters just waiting to happen. Join our experienced faculty as they show you how to spot and mitigate legal liabilities in IEPs and 504 plans. Ensure your documents and processes are both effective and legally compliant - register today!
Learn how to develop defensible IEPs with measurable goals.
Get practical guidance on what a good 504 plan looks like and what it should include.
Determine how and how often to review and update plans.
Anticipate and avoid the most common IEP and 504 plan mistakes.
This course is part of the Special Education Law in Illinois series.
JENNIFER M. DEUTCH is a partner with Hodges, Loizzi, Eisenhammer, Rodick & Kohn LLP. She advises school districts and public bodies in all areas of the law, with a special emphasis on student, special education and charter school matters. Ms. Deutch is a certified federal mediator and regularly presents on special education, discipline and student policy. She speaks on student and special education related topics at the national conventions of the National School Boards Association. Prior to entering law school, Ms. Deutch was a special education teacher. She taught in a variety of settings including a psychiatric ward, therapeutic day school, and traditional public school. Ms. Deutch graduated, with highest honors, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received her J.D. degree from Vanderbilt University. She is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Missouri.
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