Holiday Inn Louisville East-Hurstbourne
1325 South Hurstbourne Parkway
Louisville, KY 40222
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Avoid the Most Common Special Education Mistakes!
We asked. You told us the most common mistakes made on a daily basis in special education. This practical full-day course, taught by experienced attorneys, will give you the exact mechanisms you need to prevent these errors from happening at your school. You need to know the law in order to deal with complex questions that arise on a regular basis - don't miss out on this opportunity to learn not only how to spot potential legal pitfalls, but also how to tackle them head on. Register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar on special education law is for:
This activity has been approved by the Kentucky Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Commission for a maximum of 6.0 credits, of which 0.0 hour relates to ethical considerations.
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. State one child find mistake. 2. State how to manage disagreements between parents. 3. State one problem in developing the PWN. 4. State one problem in developing the IEP. 5. List one IEP design disaster. 6. State one mistake educators make when disciplining a child with a disability.
OLIVIA F. AMLUNG is an attorney with Adams, Stepner, Woltermann & Dusing, PLLC, where she is a member or the firm’s litigation practice group, primarily focusing on claims involving personal injury, government defense, criminal defense, and school law. Ms. Amlung also provides contract review and general advising services for local businesses, cities, and governmental entities. She is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and before the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky. Ms. Amlung is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and the Northern Kentucky Bar Association. She earned her B.A. degree, cum laude, from the University of Louisville and her J.D. degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law.
ANNE COURTNEY COORSSEN is general counsel for the Oldham County Board of Education. Ms. Coorssen has experience in education law, special education law, ADA and personnel/employment, student discipline, board governance, Title IX, contracts, and real estate. She has spoken at the Kentucky School Board Association’s semi-annual meetings of the Council of School Board Attorneys and she has presented in-district training to administrators. Ms. Coorssen graduated with her B.B.A and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Wisconsin School of Business. She earned her J.D. degree at the University of Wisconsin Law School and her LL.M. degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. She is a member of the Kentucky (Education Law Section) and Louisville bar associations, and State Bar of Wisconsin. Ms. Coorssen is also a member of the National School Board Association, Council of School Attorneys, as well as the Kentucky School Board Association, Council of School Board Attorneys.
HAROLD M. JOHNS is the owner of the Law Offices of Harold M. Johns, where he concentrates his practice in general civil and trial practice, real estate, probate, personal injury and negligence, and insurance law. He is admitted to practice in Kentucky and before the U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western districts of Kentucky; and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Mr. Johns is a member of the Logan-Todd County and Kentucky bar associations; served as Todd County attorney from 1990-2018; is a past president of the Kentucky County Attorneys Association; Council of School Board Attorneys (former director, vice-president, and president), counsel for Elkton Bank & Trust Company; Todd County Water District: Todd County Board of Education; and general counsel for Drive Safe Kentucky. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Kentucky and his J.D. degree from the University of Louisville.
CLAIRE E. PARSONS is a partner with Adams, Stepner, Woltermann & Dusing, PLLC. She has handled all manner of civil rights claims through every stage of litigation. In addition to her active litigation practice, Ms. Parsons provides vital day-to-day guidance for school districts and school officials. Through her litigation experience, she has gleaned a detailed knowledge of the various civil rights statutes imposing substantive obligations on school districts, including the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Ms. Parsons uses this knowledge to guide her school clients toward a sound approach as they serve their students. She is also knowledgeable of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”) and provides ongoing consultation to her clients to ensure that the request for and production of student records is done in a compliant manner. Ms. Parsons is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, Northern Kentucky Bar Association, Cincinnati Bar Association, Kentucky School Board Attorneys Association, Defense Research Institute, Kentucky Defense Council, and the National School Board Association. She earned her B.A. degree from the University of Louisville and her J.D. degree, with honors, from Brandeis School of Law-University of Louisville.
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