Wrightslaw Special Education Law & Advocacy Boot Camp, Spring Hill, FL, January 16 - 17, 2009

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Wrightslaw Special Education Law & Advocacy Boot Camp
with Peter Wright, Esq. and Pamela Darr Wright

Weeki Wachee (Spring Hill Area), FL

Friday and Saturday, January 16 - 17, 2009

This two-day Special Education Law & Advocacy Boot Camp, a Wrightslaw training program with Pete Wright and Pam Wright, is being sponsored by the Special Students of Hernando Support Group and Hernando County School Board Exceptional Student Education Department.

The program will be held at:

GlenLakes Golf and Country Club
9000 GlenLakes Blvd.
Weeki Wachee, FL 34613

Program Description

Participants will learn about changes in IDEA 2004 including:

  • New requirements for initial evaluations, reevaluations & parental consent
  • New requirements for IEPs, IEP goals, IEP teams, IEP meetings
  • New eligibility issues for students with specific learning disabilities
  • New procedural requirements and timelines, including the “Due Process Complaint Notice” and “Resolution (IEP) Session.”

Participants will learn about requirements in No Child Left Behind including:

  • Reading and research based instruction
  • Highly qualified teachers
  • Parental rights and options
  • High stakes testing

Participants will also learn how to:

  • Use tests and measurements to measure progress
  • Write SMART IEPs
  • Use tactics and strategies for effective advocacy
Agenda

For the pdf version of the agenda click here.


Registration

Registration
Early Bird
(On or before September 30, 2008)
Regular
(On or After October 1, 2008)
Parent
$100
$125
* Couple
$150
$175
Professional
$150
$175
Additional Professional
(from same agency - no books)
$100
$125

Walk-In's are welcome at the regular registration fee.

Download the printable registration form.

For a flyer of the conference click here. (please feel free to distribute the flyer)

To register online click here.

Registration fee includes continental breakfast and lunch both days.

Registrants will also receive two books, Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition and Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition.

* Couples receive one set of books.

Credits - 1.2 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved. The $18.00 fee is payable at the conference. The Florida State Bar approved 14 CLE (continuing legal education) credits for this conference.

Additional Information

There will be additional books available for purchase at the conference. Cash and checks accepted only, no credit cards.

Questions? For more information or questions please call 352-584-5512 or email info@specialstudentsofhernando.com.

Wrightslaw programs often fill up early - don't miss out! Register today!


Logistics, Directions, Accommodations

Directions

Click here for directions from MapQuest.

Parking

Valet parking is free of charge.

Airports

Tampa International
5503 West Spruce Street
Tampa, FL 33607
(Approximately 50 miles to conference location
)

Accommodations

Quality Inn
6172 Commercial Way
Spring Hill, FL 34606
$90.00 per night - You must ask for the Wrightslaw Conference rate
(Rates will be valid from January 15 - January 18, 2009)
Reservations 352-596-2007

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