Hampton Inn- Downtown Salt Lake City
425 South 300 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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Obtain Essential Special Education Legal Best Practices
Special education legal issues can be confusing for school personnel and attorneys alike. This hands-on legal guide will walk you through legal best practices concerning IEPs, 504 plans, manifest determination reviews and more. Our experienced attorney faculty will give you the information you need to provide maximum legal protections to special needs students and minimize school exposure to lawsuits. Handle special education issue with confidence - register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar on special education law is for:
National Business Institute is an approved "presumptive provider" with the Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education. This program qualifies for a maximum of 6.0 hours of CLE credit for Utah attorneys, which includes 0.0 hour of 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. Identify two special education legal updates. 2. Describe when bullying of special needs students exposes schools to significant legal liabilities. 3. Identify the differences between IEPs and 504 plans. 4. State IDEA evaluation best practices. 5. State what to do if MDR results are disputed. 6. Describe examples of discriminatory suspension and expulsion practices.
License Renewal Points available with district approval.
ERIN PRESTON is of counsel at Lear Education Law, where her areas of emphasis include employment law, special education law, federal and state statutory and regulatory compliance, real estate negotiation and transactions, legal and finance issues related to school construction and construction compliance, school policy creation and compliance, and legislative analysis and lobbying. Ms. Preston is a member of the Education Law Section of the Utah State Bar and the Alliance of Public Charter Attorneys (APCSA). She is admitted in Utah. Ms. Preston was the superintendent, Providence Hall Charter School (Jan. 2011- Aug. 2014) and was the legislative chair, Utah Association of Public Charter Schools. She received her B.A degree from Brigham Young University and her J.D degree from J. Reuben Clark School of Law.
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 and presentations on a variety of topics such as special education, staff ethics, public records, student records, bullying, hazing, student discipline, and child abuse reporting guidelines. In addition to her time at Udall Shumway, she has also served as the general counsel for Tempe school districts. Ms. Sanchez is a member of the National School Boards Association, National Council of School Attorneys, Arizona School Board Association, and Arizona Council of School Attorneys. She serves as an officer and a member of the State Bar of Arizona Board of Governors, and has previously served in a number of leadership roles in both the Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association (president, officer, and director) and in the Hispanic National Bar Association. Ms. Sanchez was awarded the HNBA Top Lawyer Under 40 Award. She earned her B.A. degree from Northern Arizona University and her J.D. degree from Arizona State University.
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