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Special Education Law Workshop
Where: OSBA, Columbus
Friday, Mar. 3, 2017 | 9 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Cost: $155.00
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The OSBA office is located at 8050 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43235.

This program has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 5.0 hours of CLE Credit.

Unauthorized audio recording or videotaping of any session is strictly prohibited.

8:20 a.m.
Registration and continental breakfast
8:50 a.m.
9 a.m.
ODE update
Jessica Dawso, associate director, Office of Exceptional Children, ODE
Hear about updates and initiatives at the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Office for Exceptional Children, including new guidance materials for districts and more.
10 a.m.
10:15 a.m.
Special education emerging topics
Jennifer A. Hardin, deputy director of legal services, OSBA
Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools and Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District.Twice-exceptional students. AngelSense devices and cameras in special education classrooms: Learn about these and other emerging topics in special education.
11:15 a.m.
Panel discussion – OCR and special education services for students with limited English proficiency
Wanda Lillis, Esq., assistant legal counsel, Columbus City; and Janet Gillig, executive director of student services, ESC of Central Ohio
Learn from experts dealing with an emerging topic that has become a major focal point for the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR) – special education services for students whose families have limited English proficiency.
12:15 p.m.
Lunch (provided)
1 p.m.
Transition planning – what's the next step?
Jeremy J.Neff, Esq., Ennis Britton Co. LPA, Cincinnati; and Melissa Marsh, director of diverse learners, Washington Court House City
For students with disabilities, the move from secondary school to adulthood requires considerable planning and support. Discover transition services and how school districts play a key role in helping students take the next step in their lives.
2 p.m.
2:15 p.m.
Discipline and behavior management for students in special education
Taryn A. Weiss, Esq., Pepple & Waggoner Ltd., Cleveland
Discipline and behavior management for students with special needs is a complicated subject. Discuss recent changes and best practices to help schools provide safe and effective behavior intervention procedures.
3:15 p.m.