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Cooperating School Districts is offering a seminar on March 25 for superintendents, principals, counselors, Special Education administrators, Special Education teachers, and Federal Program Supervisors. Special Education Identification of ELL Students will be presented by Michelle Basi from 1-4 o’clock. She practices in the areas of school law, Special Education, school litigation, and labor and employment law. Michelle represents school districts throughout Missouri with respect to employment and termination matters, Special Education, Section 504, student discipline and student rights, civil rights, and church/state issues.

This program will address the unique issues surrounding
the Special Education identification of
English Language Learners.

This seminar will include a discussion of the legal requirements and practical implications of specific procedures, including child find, evaluation, statewide accountability testing, and the provision of services. We will discuss legal and practical tips for the involvement of non-English speaking parents in the IEP process, and will identify and troubleshoot potential roadblocks to the appropriate identification of and successful service to ELL students.

[Register now | $30 CSD Members | $40 Non-Members]