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401 W. Summit Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37902
IDEA 2004 & NCLB: What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You!
(one day, 6 hours) focuses on changes in IDEA
2004, the interrelationships between
IDEA 2004 and No Child
Left Behind, and how to use these laws to get better special education services
for children with disabilities.
will learn about:
requirements for evaluations, reevaluations, parental consent
requirements for IEPs, IEP teams, IEP meetings
eligibility requirements for students with specific learning disabilities
for accommodations on high stakes tests, accommodations guidelines, alternate
rules about discipline and manifestation reviews
procedural requirements and timelines, including the “Due Process Complaint Notice”
and “Resolution (IEP) Session”
for reading programs, essential components of reading instruction, research based
for highly qualified teachers and paraprofessionals
options and choices for children who attend struggling schools
NCLB applies to children with disabilities
are designed to meet the needs of parents, educators, health care providers, advocates
and attorneys who represent children with disabilities regarding special education.
The program is not disability specific.
and ASA-ETC Annual Meeting |
Introductions; IDEA 2004: History and Overview; Section 1400: Findings & Purposes;
Section 1401: Key Definitions in IDEA: Special Education, LD, etc.|
- 10:45|| Break|
- 12:00|| Section
1412: Child Find, Least Restrictive Environment, Private Placements, Statewide
Assessments, Accommodations; Section 1414: Evaluations, Reevaluations, Parental
Consent, Individualized Educational Programs (IEPs), IEP Teams, IEP Meetings|
- 1:00|| Lunch|
Section 1415: Procedural Safeguards: Prior Written Notice; Resolution Session;
Mediation; Requirements & Timelines for Due Process Hearings; Discipline.
Proposed IDEA 2004 Regulations.|
- 2:45|| Break|
No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB): IEPs; Research Based Instruction; Reading; Highly
Qualified Special Education Teachers|
- 4:30|| Questions
the brochure here.
Note: PayPal accepted.
texts for this program (also included in your registration fee) are Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd edition and Wrightslaw:
No Child Left Behind which includes the No Child Left Behind CD-ROM
with dozens of publications, manuals, toolkits, and other useful resources ($50.00
combined retail value). Lunch is included for those who register and pay by April
Information: 6 CLE credits and .6 CEU's have been approved
for this conference.
receive ONE set of books.
Please contact Cheri Howlett
or call 865-637-3914.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out! Register today!
Plaza Knoxville, 401 W. Summit Hill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37902
1-40 West: Take exit #389 Broadway/Hall of Fame Dr. (L) Left onto Hall of
Fame Drive. Turn (R) right at 5th light onto Summit Hill Drive, I-40 East exit
#388 Downtown/Henley Street. Stay (R) right when off ramp splits. Turn (L) left
at light. Hotel will be through 3 lights on (L) left.
click here for directions from MapQuest. Click
here for custom driving directions from the conference hotel's website.
Parking is free of
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS)
Alcoa, TN 37701
About 14 miles away from training location.
The following hotels are near the conference location.
built the Tennessee Yellow
Pages for Kids with Disabilities so people can get reliable information and
The State Yellow
Pages has many useful resources - evaluators, educational consultants, academic
tutors, support groups, grassroots organizations, advocates, attorneys and others
who help parents get services for their children.
If you provide a service,
sign up to be listed on the Yellow
Pages for Kids with Disabilities - this is a free service from Wrightslaw.
Wrightslaw Seminars & Training