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 Iowa series.
Continuing Legal Education IA CLE
- 2.00Approval Exp. 12/2/2022
"IEPs and 504 Plans - A Legal Compliance Guide" is an accredited program under the regulations of the Iowa Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education. It is planned that this program will provide a maximum of 2.0 hours of unmoderated activity credit toward the mandatory continuing legal education requirements under the Iowa rule, including 0.0 hour of ethics unmoderated activity credit.
ELIZABETH A. HEFFERNAN is an attorney at Ahlers & Cooney, P.C., in Des Moines, Iowa. As a member of the firm’s education, employment law and litigation practice groups, she works with education clients on various human resources and other employment law matters, including employee discipline and terminations, employment contracts, drafting and revising employment policies, and investigations related to employment. Ms. Heffernan is a member of the American Bar Association, Iowa State Bar Association, and the Iowa Council of School Board Attorneys. She earned her B.A. degree from Buena Vista University, and her J.D. degree from the University of Iowa College of Law.
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