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Hope N. Kirsch | Special Education Speaker

Hope 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, and higher education (discipline, grade appeals, disability accommodations and residency issues). Prior to her law career, Hope was a special education teacher and school administrator of special education programs for nearly 20 years in NYC.  She taught in various placements ranging from self-contained classes to special education day schools and hospital programs. Hope supervised and trained special education teachers in teaching strategies, curriculum development, IEPs and behavior management. She earned a B.Sc.  in special education from Boston University, a M.A. in special education from New York University with a focus on emotional disabilities, and she earned 30+ post-graduate credits in educational supervision and administration.  Hope then attended Brooklyn Law School from which she received her Juris Doctorate degree. Hope is admitted and has litigated before the state and Federal District courts in New York, New Jersey, Arizona and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and she litigates due process complaints before the Office of Administrative Hearings. Hope was instrumental in the passage of the first legislation in Arizona addressing restraint and seclusion and is currently involved in expanding that legislation. She sits on the Governing Board of Arizona Autism United, is a member of the Council of Parent Advocates and Attorneys, and is a house manager for the Council of Jews with Special Needs. Hope is rated AV® Preeminent™ by her peers and judges, representing the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards. She is a frequent speaker nationally and locally on education law, and has trained mental health professionals, education advocates, attorneys and parents in educational advocacy.

 
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AudioSolutionz
USA USA
$199.00 In stock May 10, 2018
School Law: Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
May 10, 2018
$199.00
AudioSolutionz
USA USA
$199.00 In stock Apr 11, 2018
School Law: Response to Intervention (RTI) and Child Find
Apr 11, 2018
$199.00
AudioSolutionz
USA USA
$199.00 In stock Oct 12, 2017
Discipline of Students with Disabilities under IDEA and Section 504
Oct 12, 2017
$199.00
AudioSolutionz
USA USA
$99.00 In stock Oct 04, 2017
Education Law: Discipline of Students, K-12 and Higher Education
Oct 04, 2017
$99.00
AudioSolutionz
USA USA
$199.00 In stock Jun 01, 2017
Suicide: Legal Obligations of Schools
Jun 01, 2017
$199.00
AudioSolutionz
USA USA
$179.00 In stock Feb 09, 2017
School Evaluations of Students for Special Education - Assuring Schools Are Legally Compliant
Feb 09, 2017
$179.00
AudioSolutionz
USA USA
$159.00 In stock Oct 11, 2016
New Special Education Accountability Standards: What Every Student Success Act (ESSA) Changes
Oct 11, 2016
$159.00
AudioSolutionz
USA USA
$159.00 In stock Jul 13, 2016
Postsecondary Transition Plan: Life After School for Special Education Students
Jul 13, 2016
$159.00
AudioSolutionz
USA USA
$179.00 In stock Aug 19, 2015
Postsecondary Transition Plan: Life After School for Special Education Students
Aug 19, 2015
$179.00
AudioSolutionz
USA USA
$199.00 In stock Feb 24, 2015
Disciplinary Procedures for Special Education Students
Feb 24, 2015
$199.00
AudioSolutionz
USA USA
$159.00 In stock Sep 25, 2014
An Educator's Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder ("ASD") and the DSM-5
Sep 25, 2014
$159.00
AudioSolutionz
USA USA
$199.00 In stock Aug 20, 2014
Placement Decisions and Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)
Aug 20, 2014
$199.00
AudioSolutionz
USA USA
$199.00 In stock Jun 03, 2014
Resolving Special Education Disputes: Negotiate, Mediate, or Litigate
Jun 03, 2014
$199.00
 
 
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