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New Special Education Accountability Standards: What Every Student Success Act (ESSA) Changes (EDUO63K)

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Pre Recorded Webinar
90 minutes
  •  Tue, October 11, 2016
Event Description

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Changes and Impact on Special Education Policy

Across the districts in the US, it wasn’t uncommon for years to see special education students lacking adequate resources. Either they would go for months without textbooks, or have decade old ones. Technology was scarce, and there were several cognitive delays in taking standardized tests, regardless of strong individualized education program (IEP) recommendations. As a part of Obama Government’s ‘No Child Left Behind’ school improvement program, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was launched in December 2015, and it offers states and districts to move beyond top-down, test-and-sanction based reforms which failed to help kids. There has been a sea of change in the education policy since.

The session by expert speakers Lori Kirsch-Goodwin, Esq. and Hope N. Kirsch, Esq. will explain what you need to know about ESSA as an educator. You’ll also get an overview of ESSA, its history and how it differs from the prior law. The webinar will also provide ESSA priorities, the legal obligations of schools and also explain how you can transition to and implement ESSA.

You will know how ESSA impacts students, classrooms, schools and communities and understand how you can develop ESSA plans. Various resources will be provided at the end of the session which can be your take-away.

Session Highlights:

  • ESSA impacting educators
  • Impact on testing, assessments and standards
  • How ESSA will impact school accountability and school improvement?
  • What does ESSA look like and what do educators need to know?
  • Overview and history of ESSA
  • How does ESSA differ from prior law?
  • Priorities of the ESSA
  • The legal obligations of schools
  • How to transition to and implement ESSA in your institution?
  • How will ESSA impact students, classrooms, school and the community?
  • Developing ESSA plans
  • Resources for educators

Who Should Attend

  • School administrators
  • Transition coordinators
  • Educational advocates
  • Parents of students with disabilities
  • High functioning special needs students in high school
  • School attorneys
  • School psychologists and counselors
About Our Speaker(s)

Lori Kirsch Goodwin, Educational Issues and Trends ExpertLori Kirsch Goodwin
Lori Kirsch-Goodwin is a founder and member of the law firm Kirsch-Goodwin & Kirsch, PLLC in Scottsdale, Arizona. The firm represents students and their families in school related matters, focusing on matters and disputes arising under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Lori is routinely involved in d... More info

 

Hope N. Kirsch, Special Education Law ExpertHope N. Kirsch
Hope N. Kirsch is a special education attorney with the law firm of Kirsch-Goodwin & Kirsch, PLLC in Arizona.  She represents students with disabilities and their families in school related matters, ranging from attending IEPs to Due Process hearings.  Hope is a veteran special education teacher and s... More info

 
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    Event Title: New Special Education Accountability Standards: What Every Student Success Act (ESSA) Changes
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