LRP Institute May 3 - 6 New Orleans

Institute 2020 Session Tracks

LRP’s National Institute features a comprehensive, engaging and high-quality program. More than 50 session options are organized in 7 focused tracks — making it easy for you to customize your training experience to meet your current needs.

Geared toward special education leaders who develop systems, programs, processes and policies that strengthen the working environment, support student achievement, optimize resources and enhance organizational outcomes. Sessions are on target for state and local special education directors, superintendents and assistant superintendents, Section 504 coordinators, principals and assistant principals, directors of private schools, and regional coordinators.
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Effectively addressing student behavior may be the most pressing issue in schools today. Special education directors, directors of school mental health and behavioral services, school psychologists, behavior specialists, clinical services coordinators, and trauma trainers will get the latest strategies to approach discipline dilemmas and student mental health under federal laws.
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With sessions for every role in special education, this track includes comprehensive coverage of schools' obligations to provide all children with disabilities with a free appropriate public education. School attorneys share insights on the most significant cases and common procedural missteps, and experts outline best practices and resources.
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Section 504
Building a better understanding of how to avoid discrimination claims and provide all students an equal opportunity is the goal of each session in this track. Section 504 coordinators, administrators, social workers, counselors and service providers will receive unparalleled professional development while learning how to make defensible disability and 504 plan determinations.
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Technology is rapidly changing how all students learn and engage with the world. Special education directors, assistive technology specialists and district technology leaders must work in tandem to identify effective instructional technologies and best practices to support students' academic and social-emotional growth. Sessions in this track will focus on emerging legal issues related to technology in special education and introduce you to the latest tools that can facilitate the provision of FAPE.
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To earn continuing legal education credits, or CLEs, attorneys can attend one or both sessions based on application of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct in the special education context.
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Special Ed Connection® Users Group
Supercharge your Special Ed Connection subscription with insider tips straight from the legal editors, experts and trainers who are behind this innovative online resource. Whether it's identifying best practices, keeping up with the latest court decisions, or modeling a sample form or policy, you'll see how this professional development tool can advance staff knowledge and skills.

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