IEPs and 504 Plans: A Legal Compliance Guide

Title: IEPs and 504 Plans: A Legal Compliance Guide
Host: The National Business Institute
Date: December 5 & 6, 2016
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Courtyard Newark-University of Delaware (400 David Hollowell Dr., Newark, DE 19716)
Registration: Online Here

Join Megan Halter, head of Reger Rizzo & Darnall’s Special Education Group, as she joins an esteemed panel of colleagues to present, IEPs and 504 Plans: A Legal Compliance Guide. IEPs and 504 plans are essential tools to ensure positive learning outcomes for many students. However, often times, they also have the potential to cause legal issues for schools if they aren't properly planned and carried out. During this two-day seminar, presenters will offer attendees insight and strategies on how they can mitigating legal liabilities when developing and implementing IEPs and 504 plans. 

Key points to be covered include: how to obtain critical special education legal updates in order to avoid compliance mistakes; tips on how to confidently handle IEP evaluations and eligibility disputes; how to ensure your IEP meeting processes and procedures are legally compliant; strategies for creating legally defensible IEPs that have clear and measurable goals; tips on how to confidently handle difficult 504 plan eligibility situations; an overview of 504 plans and how you can spot critical legal liabilities; a discussion on how to determine when a manifestation determination is and is not required; and a conversation on understanding what services a school must provide special needs students during disciplinary removal.

This basic-to-intermediate level program on creating legally compliant IEPs and 504 plans is designed for School Administrators, Attorneys, School Psychologists, Special Education Department Heads, Paralegals, School Counselors, and Special Education Teachers. This course has been approved for 12 hours of Continuing Legal Education credits (CLE); and 1.2 hours International Association for Continuing Education Training credits (IACET).