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Disciplinary Procedures for Special Education Students (EDU250F)

Presented by: Hope N. Kirsch
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60 minutes
  •  Tue, February 24, 2015
Event Description
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With growing school violence, it's time you get trained on all the laws governing discipline of special education students

In today's age of increased school violence, schools have zero tolerance policies. So, it is critical that schools understand their obligation and the rights of their students, and that parents of students with special needs understand their children's rights.

This program by expert speaker Hope N. Kirsch, M.A. (Ed.), Esq. provides a comprehensive overview of the laws governing discipline of students with special needs, who have either an IEP or 504 Plan, and takes into consideration the landscape in light of the most recent and growing school violence. 

What will you learn?

  • All relevant laws, including statutes and rules governing discipline of special education students;
  • What the law says on restraint and seclusion;
  • Using Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs);
  • The Emergency Due Process in disciplinary cases; and
  • Alternatives and strategies to avoid long-term suspension or expulsion.
  • And more!

Additional Resources:

  • How to prepare for a Manifestation Determination Review (MDR) meeting
  • The governing laws (statutes and rules)
  • Helpful hints

 Who Should Attend

  • School Administrators
  • Special Education Teachers and Staff
  • Attorneys for schools
  • Attorneys for parents
  • School District Governing Board Members
  • Parents
  • Educational/Parent Advocates
About Our Speaker(s)

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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