There is still space available at this year’s special education law conference, held in Ogden’s Eccles Conference Center on August 6-8. It will be open to special education and 504 administrators, Utah State Office of Education facilitators and contract dispute resolution personnel. Participants who register before July 27 will receive a binder of conference materials.
Keynote speakers include Julie Weatherly, owner of Resolutions in Special Education, Inc., who will speak on developments in special education law during the past year. Her discussion will include court decisions and agency interpretations. She speaks on August 6.
On August 7, Joanne Cashman presents on putting the common core state standards into practice. As director of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Partnership, she works with more than 50 national organizations and family groups, many of whom are concerned with implementing the common core. Together they have created ready to use materials that respond to the needs in the field.
More information is available on the TAESE (Technical Assistance for Excellence in Special Education) website. Available space is filling fast, so register soon!