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Essential IEP and 504 Plan Information
IEPs and 504 plans are essential tools to ensure positive learning outcomes for many students. They also have the potential to cause legal issues for schools if they aren't properly planned and carried out. Join our experienced faculty for this comprehensive workshop on mitigating legal liabilities in IEPs and 504 plans. Take away valuable information you can use to spot potential issues in your school's IEP and 504 plan processes. Register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level program on creating legally compliant IEPs and 504 plans is for:
This program has been approved by the Illinois MCLE Board for 6.0 hours of 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. State how the Every Student Succeeds Act affects special education. 2. Describe the IDEA eligibility categories. 3. Give an example of a measurable annual goal on an IEP. 4. State what the determining factors are for a 504 plan. 5. Give an example of a 504 plan red flag to avoid. 6. State how to handle changes in placement during disciplinary removal.
KATHERINE A. LaROSA is an attorney with Hodges, Loizzi, Eisenhammer, Rodick & Kohn LLP. She focuses her practice in all areas of municipal and school law. Ms. LaRosa earned her B.S. and M.A. degrees from Radford University, followed by her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Chicago-Kent College of Law.
SHAWN M. McLAIN is an attorney with Guin Mundorf, LLC, a full service education, labor, and employment law firm. Mr. McLain focuses his practice primarily on the professional representation of public school districts. He regularly counsels school districts on matters involving employee and union grievances, school board policies and procedures, construction and bidding matters, regulatory compliance, employee dismissal, student discipline, the Open Meetings Act, FOIA requests, special education law, the Affordable Care Act, FERPA, FMLA, Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA, and the Illinois Human Rights Acts. Mr. McLain graduated from Saint Louis University School of Law.
ANN R. PIEPER is a shareholder and partner at Kavanagh, Scully, Sudow, White & Frederick, P.C., where she practices in the areas of municipal law; employer's side labor and employment concerns, including union and non-union negotiations; school law; and family law. She is a certified mediator and trained in collaborative law processes. She is commonly appointed in the Tenth Judicial Circuit to serve as a guardian ad litem, investigating and reporting on the best interests of the child to the court. Ms. Pieper is admitted to practice in Illinois and the U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois. She earned her B.A. degree from Knox College, her M.A. degree from Loyola University, and her J.D. degree from Northern Illinois University College of Law.
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