The new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) radically changes the special education accountability landscape. From understanding new special education testing requirements to wading through new discipline requirements for special needs students, you need to start preparing your clients now. This indispensable guide will provide you with the critical essentials your clients need to ensure they are prepared for the massive impacts the ESSA has on special education. Order today!
Session Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern
Presenter: Jessica S. Sanchez
JESSICA S. SANCHEZ is a partner with Udall Shumway, where she focuses her practice primarily in the area of education law, representing school districts and charter schools throughout the state. She has experience providing legal advice and representation on a broad range of matters including, but not limited to, enrollment, discipline, student rights, employment issues, procurement, and governing board liability issues. Ms. Sanchez has conducted many in-service training programs on a variety of topics such as special education, staff ethics, public records, student records, bullying, hazing, student discipline, and child abuse reporting guidelines. She has also served as in-house legal counsel for the Tri-District legal counsel for the Tempe School Districts (Tempe Elementary, Kyrene Elementary, and Tempe Union High School District) and the Scottsdale Unified School District. Ms. Sanchez is a member of the State Bar of Arizona (Board of Governors, Appointments Committee, Arizona Bar Leadership Institute), National School Boards Association, Arizona School Board Association, Arizona Council of School Attorneys, Maricopa County Bar Association (Hall of Fame Committee), Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association (past president), and Hispanic National Bar Association Mentoring Program (mentor). She earned her B.A. degree from Northern Arizona University and her J.D. degree from Arizona State University.