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School Evaluations of Students for Special Education - Assuring Schools Are Legally Compliant (EDU274J)

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60 minutes
  •  Thu, February 9, 2017
Event Description
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Best Practices in Conducting a Legally Compliant Special Education Evaluation Process.

Schools are legally required to find and evaluate students for special education, especially when a child is suspected of having a disability that requires special education and related services.

This presentation by expert speakers Lori Kirsch-Goodwin, Esq. and Hope N. Kirsch, Esq. will provide an overview of the evaluation process and the various steps involved in conducting a legally compliant evaluation, including the substance of a comprehensive evaluation and understanding parent rights challenging evaluations.

Learn about legally compliant evaluation procedures from Child Find to re-evaluations, and best practices for working with parents during the evaluation process from this session, and much more!

Session Highlights:

  • Laws governing evaluations of students for special education, and re-evaluations
  • Parent rights to Independent Educational Evaluations
  • The Child Find mandate
  • How schools can assure legally compliant evaluations
  • Recent case law addressing evaluations
  • How to transition to and implement ESSA
  • How ESSA will impact students, classrooms, school and the community
  • How to develop ESSA plans
  • Resources for educators

Who Should Attend

  • School administrators
  • Educators
  • School attorneys
  • Attorneys representing students and their families
  • Parents of students with disabilities or suspected disabilities
  • School psychologists
About Our Speaker(s)

Lori Kirsch Goodwin | Special Education SpeakerLori Kirsch Goodwin
Lori Kirsch-Goodwin is a special education attorney with Kirsch-Goodwin & Kirsch, PLLC, representing students with disabilities and their families throughout Arizona. For over 15 years, she has devoted her practice to obtaining appropriate educational service, supports and placements for students in schools, hospitals ... More info


Hope N. Kirsch | Special Education SpeakerHope N. Kirsch
Hope Kirsch is a 25+ year attorney with the law firm of Kirsch-Goodwin & Kirsch, PLLC, in Scottsdale, Arizona. She represents and advises students and their families throughout the state of Arizona in all school related matters and disputes, including IEPs, due process, discipline, bullying, and restraint and seclusion... More info

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    Event Title: School Evaluations of Students for Special Education - Assuring Schools Are Legally Compliant
    Presenter(s): Lori Kirsch Goodwin, Hope N. Kirsch

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