An Administrator’s Guide to Special Education

Legal Services and Exceptional Student Services Present:
An Administrator’s Guide to Special Education

This two-day regional training for public school principals and administrators will focus on establishing a foundation of knowledge of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and relevant state laws and rules pertaining to special education. Day one will cover the administrator’s role in the special education process, including child find, evaluation, and developing a legally compliant IEP. Day two will focus on procedural safeguards, discipline, and dispute resolution.

Institute presenters will be Kacey Gregson, attorney and Director of Dispute Resolution for the Arizona Department of Education, and Shannon Chavez, Arizona Department of Education Corrective Action Compliance Monitor. The presentation and session handbook will provide a legal framework, along with tools for principals and administrators to apply special education law in a practical manner in the school setting.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Registration and Breakfast: 7:30 a.m.
Lunch is provided.
Event time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Desert Willow Conference Center
4340 East Cotton Center Boulevard
Phoenix, Arizona 85040

Registration Fee: $200 covers your two-day attendance.
Registration Deadline: September 16, 2013
Contact Information:
Linda Mosteller

Registration for this training is available online at:

Space is limited. Please register as soon as possible. Upon completion of registration, you will receive a confirmation number. If you do not receive a confirmation number, your registration was not completed. Payment is accepted by check or purchase order only. Either form of payment must be received before the registration deadlines.