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Avoid Critical Procedural and Substantive Errors
The highly technical nature of IEPs and 504 plans causes schools to make critical errors without realizing it. How do your school's development and implementation processes stack up? Furthermore, when students on IEPs and 504 plans misbehave, do your disciplinary procedures fully comply with the most confusing aspects of the law? Taught by experienced attorney faculty, this intensive course highlights the biggest IEP and 504 plan mistakes made today. You'll take away practical legal tips you can use to safeguard against lawsuits while protecting your students' rights - register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level program on avoiding IEP and 504 plan legal mistakes is for:
Approved for 6.0 hours of Washington continuing legal education credit, which includes 6.0 hours of Law and Legal Procedure and 0.0 hour of ethics.
NBI, Inc. is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. NBI, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 0.60 CEUs for this program. At the end of the program, participants must complete a self-assessment in order to receive credit. 100% attendance is required. (Provider #1004558)
Upon completion of this course, attendee will be able to: 1. Briefly state the differences between an IEP and a 504 plan. 2. Describe 504 plan interventions that don't work. 3. Give an example of a procedural IEP error. 4. Identify a substantive IEP misstep. 5. Provide an example of an FBA oversight. 6. Differentiate between IDEA and Section 504 disciplinary procedures. 7. Describe a special education update.
JENNY M. COCHRANE is owner at the Law Office of Jenny M. Cochrane, where she represents clients in both transactional legal matters and litigious matters in estate planning, family law, consumer protection, bankruptcy, Social Security, disability, and special education law. She is a mother of a 16-year old boy, who has autism, as well as a solo practitioner of law licensed both in Washington state and British Columbia. As a lawyer, Ms. Cochrane seeks to improve the lot of folks impacted by disabilities, whether through special education, employment discrimination, denial of government benefits, or special needs trusts and guardianships. In addition to this work, she works in varied areas of civil and criminal litigation, as well as some transactional work. Ms. Cochrane also has done extensive work in Canada representing First Nations (the Native Americans of Canada) in residential school abuse claims, which she is hoping to bring to the U.S. in representation of Native Americans similarly impacted. Ms. Cochrane is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and the Law Society of British Columbia. She earned her B.A. degree from the University of Washington and her J.D. degree from the University of Montana School of Law.
JON DALLEY is an attorney with Stevens Clay PS, where he represents school districts in a variety of matters. Before joining the firm, Mr. Dalley worked as a law clerk for an education law firm in Seattle and worked as a legal extern for Gonzaga University’s General Counsel’s Office. He earned his B.A. degree from Idaho State University and J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from Gonzaga University School of Law. Mr. Dalley is a member of the Washington State Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in Washington.
ALEX FERN is an attorney with Stevens Clay PS, where he practices in all aspects of K-12 education law. Mr. Fern is admitted to practice in Washington. He is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and the Spokane County Bar Association. Mr. Fern earned his B.A. degree, with honors, from Whitworth University and J.D. degree, with honors, from Gonzaga University School of Law.
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