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INTRODUCING THE2022 NATIONAL INSTITUTEGENERAL SESSION SPEAKERS
Monday, April 25
Morning General Session | 8:30 - 10 a.m. A Year in Review 2021 (and a Look Ahead)
Jan Tomsky Partner, Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost LLP, Oakland, Calif.
In her singular witty style, veteran attorney Jan Tomsky will present the always popular, fast-paced review of the top recent special education cases you need to know. Get her expert insights on significant legal decisions from 2021 as well as her predictions for litigation trends you need to prepare for in the coming year!
Afternoon General Session | 3:15 - 4:15 p.m. An Afternoon with Henry Winkler
Henry Winkler Award-winning Actor, Director, Producer, New York Times Best-Selling Author, Philanthropist
Be inspired by Henry Winkler’s personal story of overcoming adversity and his struggle with undiagnosed dyslexia. Henry has turned his challenges into a passion for advocating for children with learning disabilities through his support of numerous organizations including the Special Olympics and United Friends of the Children, and his continuous work to raise awareness of the challenges many students face every day.
Tuesday, April 26
Morning General Session | 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Here’s My Number, So Call Me Maybe: The Top Calls Your Special Education Lawyer Will Get This Year
Karen Haase KSB School Law PC LLO, Lincoln, Neb.
Whether it's special education issues, Tik Tok dances, or new shoes, you can always count on attorney Karen Haase to keep up with the latest trends. In this general session, Karen will cover the hottest special education issues of 2022 that have been keeping her phone ringing. With more than 20 years of experience advising clients, Karen will provide a solution-oriented perspective that draws from experiences, guidance, and decisions of the past to address the problems you’re facing today and those you'll confront tomorrow.