Radisson Hotel Portland Airport
6233 NE 78th Court
Portland, OR 97218
IACET - 0.60
OR Teacher Education Credit - 6.00
Course book included with all formats
Learn How to Accurately Draft Special Education Documents
Are you accurately drafting IEPs and 504 plans? Are you properly documenting Manifestation Determination Reviews and PWNs? These documents, if drafted incorrectly, have the potential to cause many legal issues for schools if they aren't properly prepared and carried out. In this essential full-day course, experienced attorney faculty will walk you through the most significant special education documents, showing you how to appropriately draft, record and document vital information to avoid liability, track goals and ensure positive learning outcomes for students. Register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level program on creating legally compliant special education documents is for:
NBI, Inc. is an approved sponsor with the Oregon MCLE. This program is approved for 6.0 hours of general continuing legal education credit and 0.0 hour of ethical considerations credit.
Approved for 6.0 hours of Washington continuing legal education credit, which includes 6.0 hours of Law and Legal Procedure and 0.0 hour of ethics.
IACET - 0.60
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 to create legally appropriate 504 plans. 2. Restate how to properly draft an IEP. 3. State how to properly document Manifestation Determination Reviews. 4. List two tips for how to properly develop a PWN. 5. State how to keep a prudent paper trail for parent and teacher communication.
ROBBIE DAVIS is the assistant principal at West Sylvan Middle School. She is an educational leader for equity. Ms. Davis has a student-centered and data-driven approach in each decision made. She is creative, collaborative and highly skilled in delivering school-wide and individual intervention strategies. Ms. Davis received her M.S. degree from Portland State University.
JOEL E. HUNGERFORD is an attorney with The Hungerford Law Firm L.L.P. Since joining the firm he has specialized in special education law. Mr. Hungerford has represented districts around the state in due process hearings and appeals, including several federal district court appearances, with successful results. He also routinely assists districts with internal and external investigations related to special education issues, including handling complaints before the Oregon Department of Education and the Federal Office of Civil Rights. In addition to his special education work, Mr. Hungerford spends a large portion of his time addressing public record requests and state and federal constitutional issues. He routinely draws upon his background in alternative dispute resolution to assist school districts in navigating potentially high-friction interactions, such as contentious IEP meetings, mediations, and legal negotiations. Mr. Hungerford obtained his undergraduate (BSBA) and graduate (Masters in Alternative Dispute Resolution) degrees from the University of Denver. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Colorado. Mr. Hungerford is currently admitted to the Oregon State Bar, the Federal District Court of Oregon, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
HALEY PERCELL is a litigation services attorney with the Oregon School Boards Association, where she represents school districts, community colleges and education service districts throughout Oregon. She provides general counsel advice and training to clients on a variety of topics, including student special education services and disability accommodations. Ms. Percell also represents clients in litigation in state and federal courts. Prior to joining OSBA, Ms. Percell worked for more than five years as an employment law attorney at the law firm of Lafky & Lafky in Salem, Oregon. She has significant experience in employment litigation, as well as counseling and advising clients regarding employment law matters. At OSBA, Ms. Percell provides advice and litigation services to member school districts. She is admitted to practice law in all Oregon state and federal courts, and is also admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Ms. Percell belongs to several professional organizations, including the Federal Bar Association, the Marion County Bar Association, and the Oregon Women Lawyers. She earned her B.S. degree from the University of Portland and her J.D. degree from Willamette University College of Law.
ANDREA SCHIERS is a litigation services attorney with the Oregon School Boards Association, where she represents school districts, community colleges and education service districts throughout Oregon. She provides general counsel advice and training to clients on a variety of topics, including student special education services and disability accommodations. Prior to joining OSBA, Ms. Schiers worked for more than five years as an assistant general counsel at Seattle Public Schools, where her practice focused on student special education and Section 504 matters. At OSBA, Ms. Schiers provides advice and litigation services to member school districts. She is admitted to practice law in Oregon and Washington. She earned her B.S. degree and her J.D. degree from the University of Idaho.
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