Hampton Inn White Plains/Tarrytown
200 West Main Street
Elmsford, NY 10523
Areas of Professional Practice: 7.00
Course book included with all formats
Know Special Education Requirements and Procedures to a T
Are you looking for a seminar that spells out schools' obligations and options under special education laws? Do you need a practical guide to FAPE, LRE and due process? This comprehensive course lays out the legal requirements and procedures, and examines the landmines to avoid. Learn from other schools' missteps in applicable case studies, and get compliance tips from experienced attorney faculty on evaluating students, developing IEPs, making placement decisions, handling due process proceedings and managing behavioral issues. It's sure to be a jam-packed day of information you can't afford to miss. Register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar is designed specifically for professionals who work with children with special needs in a school setting. Those who should attend include:
Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. It is the opinion of NBI, Inc. that this activity qualifies for up to 6.0 hours toward your annual CLE requirement in Connecticut, including 0.0 hour(s) of ethics/professionalism.
This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 7.20 hours of total CLE credit. Of these, 0.0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism.
including - Areas of Professional Practice: 7.00
This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 7.0 credit hours. 7.0 hours can be applied to the areas of professional practice requirement and 0.0 hour can be applied toward the ethics and professionalism requirement. This live format program is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.
This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for a total of 6.0 hours, including 6.0 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and 0.0 hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.
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. Explain the legal definition of Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE). 2. Describe the student evaluation requirements with which schools need to comply. 3. List at least five necessary components of an effective individualized education program (IEP). 4. List at least two factors that cannot be considered in determining a student's placement. 5. Describe the statute of limitations for filing a due process complaint. 6. Describe how schools should handle disciplining a student with special needs. 7. List at least three school actions that can be considered discrimination, retaliation or interference with rights.
New York Professional Development hours available with district approval.
PAMELA D. BASS is an associate with Thomas, Drohan, Waxman, Petigrow & Mayle, LLP, where she is involved in collective bargaining in both the public and private sector, employee discipline matters, litigation matters, and assisting clients with policy formulation and concerns, including polices on gender equity. Ms. Bass is also involved in sports law as it relates to educational institutions. Ms. Bass, prior to receiving her J.D. degree, had 19 years of experience in higher education and intercollegiate athletics, serving as a NCAA Division I head and assistant women’s basketball coach. She has extensive experience in NCAA compliance and served on university and athletic conference committees on leadership, gender equity, and diversity.
TIMOTHY MAHONEY is a partner in the law firm of Frazer & Feldman, LLP, where he practices in the areas of special education matters, including impartial hearings and appeals, and attends Section 504 and CSE meetings, student discipline, and manifestation determination hearings. Mr. Mahoney is admitted to practice in the state courts of New York, as well as the Federal Court in the Eastern and Southern districts of New York. He received his J.D. degree from City University School of Law and his B.A. degree from Virginia Commonwealth University.
DANIEL PETIGROW is a partner with the law firm of Thomas, Drohan, Waxman, Petigrow & Mayle, LLP, where he devotes a substantial portion of his practice to education, special education, and labor and employment law. He has represented school district clients in various matters before the Commissioner of Education, state and federal courts involving matters such as special education, student residency, boundary disputes and construction matters. Mr. Petigrow has taught as an adjunct professor of education law at Fordham University. He has also presented at numerous seminars and workshops focusing on a variety of legal issues affecting public education. Mr. Petigrow also represents educational clients in real estate and construction litigation, as well as tax certiorari matters. He earned his B.A. degree from Brandeis University and his J.D. degree from Fordham University School of Law.May 5 - Fishkill
NEELANJAN CHOUDHURY is an attorney with the firm of Thomas, Drohan, Waxman, Petigrow & Mayle, LLP, where he focuses his practice in matters concerning student discipline, special education, public works contracts, construction and employment discrimination litigation, tax certiorari litigation, and various other areas involving education law. Mr. Choudhury is a member of the New York State and the Duchess County bar associations. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Rochester and his J.D. degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
ALLISON SMITH is an attorney with Thomas, Drohan, Waxman, Petigrow & Mayle, LLP, where her practice focuses on education, labor and employment law. She has represented school district clients in various matters before the Commissioner of Education, state and federal courts, the New York Division of Human Rights, and the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights on issues of residency, teacher tenure, discrimination, harassment, bullying, and special education. Ms. Smith gives presentations at seminars and workshops focusing on a variety of issues. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association. Ms. Smith earned her undergraduate degree from Dickinson College and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Pace University School of Law.
LAURA WONG-PAN is the owner of the Law Office of Laura Wong-Pan PLLC, with offices in Poughkeepsie and New Paltz. Her practice focuses on employment and labor law, including union negotiations, wage and hour claims, discrimination/harassment, employment manuals, employment contracts, severance, executive compensation, investigations, and workplace mediation. She is also a mediator certified by Part 146 of the Rules of the Unified Court System. Ms. Wong-Pan began her legal career as a field attorney at the NLRB; and was formerly a partner with Thomas, Drohan, Waxman, Petigrow & Mayle LLP; and an attorney for the Orange County Government. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Mid-Hudson Women's Bar Association and the Wallkill Valley Land Trust. Ms. Wong-Pan earned her B.A. degree from Tufts University and her J.D. degree from Northeastern University School of Law.
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