Education Law and Advocacy
Washington, DC - October 11, 2003
Virginia Legal Advocacy Center
will offer its special education law and advocacy training on Saturday,
October 11, 2003.
This training will be held at American University, Washington College
of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Ave., Room 402, Washington, DC 20016.
The program carries a total of 6.5 CLE credits, including 1.5 ethics
registration and agenda information from the Virginia
Legal Advocacy Center website.
Kathryn Hart, Esq.
Malcolm B. Higgins, II, Esq.
Darrel Tillar Mason, Esq.
Peter W.D. Wright, Esq.
Competencies to be achieved:
an understanding of which laws and regulations impact the education
of students with disabilities, which students qualify for services,
and how a student's right to a free appropriate public education is
further defined by court cases.
an understanding of the scope and breath of special education and
related services available to students declared eligible to receive
an understanding of the special provisions for school discipline involving
a student with disabilities and protections for students qualifying,
but not yet declared eligible for special education.
an understanding of various processes for resolving disputes concerning
special education issues.
an understanding of what is involved in handling your first due process;
both the ethical considerations and practical pitfalls.
additional information about this program including registration, please
visit the Virginia
Legal Advocacy Center website or contact Lori Battin at vcsdLAC@aol.com
directions from Map Quest.
Simply put in your personal information in the start line and American
University, Washington College of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Ave., Room
402, Washington, DC 20016 in the end line and submit.