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Syracuse, NY 13210
Areas of Professional Practice: 7.00
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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 issues with confidence - register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar on special education law is for:
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. Describe when bullying of special needs students exposes schools to significant legal liabilities. 2. State IDEA evaluation best practices. 3. Identify the differences between IEPs and 504 plans. 4. State what to do if MDR results are disputed. 5. Describe how to evaluate English language learners for special education services. 6. Describe examples of discriminatory suspension and expulsion practices.
New York Professional Development hours available with district approval.
CAMERON B. DANIELS is an attorney with Hogan, Sarzynski, Lynch, DeWind & Gregory, LLP. Mr. Daniels is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Broome County Bar Association, Council of School Attorneys, NYS School Boards Association, National Council of School Attorneys, National School Boards Association, and New York State Management Advocates for School Labor Affairs (MASLA). He is also a member of the BCBA Finance Subcommittee and Sexual Harassment Advisory Committee, and is the current editor for the Student and Employee Handbooks. Mr. Daniels received his B.S. degree from SUNY Cortland and his J.D. degree from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, and is admitted to the New York State Bar Association.
ELLEN KIMATIAN EAGEN is the sole proprietor of Eagen Law Firm LLC; an education practice that focuses on independent and charter schools in New York and California. Ms. Eagen is also a lecturer in law at Stanford Law School. She has trial experience in California and New York state and federal courts. Appointed by the court, she has served as a special master in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Ms. Eagen devotes a portion of her practice to pro bono work. She earned her A.B. degree, cum laude, from Princeton University and her J.D. degree from Cornell University Law School. Ms. Eagen is an adjunct professor at Syracuse University, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications for First Amendment and Media Law.
SUSAN T. JOHNS is a shareholder with Ferrara Fiorenza P.C., where her practice concentrates in the areas of civil litigation, employment, and education law. As a significant part of her practice, she counsels and represents school district clients in matters involving the education of children with disabilities and the application of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Ms. Johns teaches education law in the educational leadership department at the State University of New York at Cortland. She is a graduate of the College of Holy Cross and the Villanova University School of Law. Ms. Johns is a member of the New York State Bar and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Western districts of New York, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
ANNE M. McGINNIS, PH.D., is an attorney with Harris Beach, PLLC and serves on the educational institutions industry team, and practices in the labor and employment practice group. She represents school districts at Committee on Special Education and 504 meetings, manifestation determination reviews, impartial hearings and appeals, and commissioner's appeals. Dr. McGinnis also counsels school districts on general education matters, including student privacy, residency, and homelessness. She is a licensed psychologist in New York, a certified school psychologist in New York and Connecticut, and a certified music teacher in Connecticut. Dr. McGinnis earned both her B.A. and B.Mus. degrees from the University of Hartford; her J.D. degree from St. John's University School of Law; and both her Ph.D. and M.Ed. degrees from The Pennsylvania State University.
CHRISTOPHER M. MILITELLO is an attorney with Costello, Cooney & Fearon, PLLC, where he focuses his practice in labor and employment law, employee benefits, education law, and municipal law. Mr. Militello earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from St. Bonaventure University; his M.S. degree from Canisius College; and his J.D. degree from Syracuse University College of Law. He is admitted to practice in New York, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
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