17th National Academy for IDEA Administrative Law Judges and Impartial Hearing Officers

Seattle, Washington
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
QUESTIONS: EDLAW, LLC  (206) 922-3319  academy@edlaw.net  
P.O. BOX 9681  SEATTLE, WA 98109-0681
As in prior years, we are offering a "Basics" program on Tuesday, July 10, for persons new to special education and special education due process hearings. The "Regular" program, on Wednesday through Friday, July 11-13, examines topics that are likely to arise before hearing officers of all experience.

Basics - Introduction to Special Education Due Process Hearings
>Tuesday, July 10
  • Overview of the special education process/Carrie Griffin Basas, Director, Office of Education Ombuds, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Basic hearing procedures/Ann V. Lockwood, ALJ/SPED Hearing Officer, Texas Office of Dispute Resolution
  • Basic case law/Brian Jason Ford, Impartial Hearing Officer, Pennsylvania Office of Dispute Resolution
Regular Program
>Wednesday, July 11 (subject to revision)
[All participants will receive a complimentary copy of Dr. Sattler's new book: Assessment of Children: Cognitive Foundations (6th ed.)]
  • Tasks and Purposes of Major Cognitive Tests (WISC-5, Woodcock Johnson, etc.)/Dr. Jerome Sattler, Psychology Department, San Diego State University
  • Tasks and Purposes of Major Achievement Tests (WIAT-III, Woodcock-Johnson)/Dr. Jerome Sattler, Psychology Department, San Diego State University
  • Interactive Discussion Concerning Tests and Assessments/Dr. Sattler; Linda M. Valentini, Psy.D., IHO, Pennsylvania Office of Dispute Resolution; Mary Schwartz, IHO, Illinois State Board of Education
  • Identification and Purposes of Commonly Used Tests/Linda M. Valentini, Psy.D., IHO, Pennsylvania Office of Dispute Resolution; Mary Schwartz, IHO, Illinois State Board of Education
  • When and How to Obtain Additional Information About Tests and Evaluations/Linda M. Valentini, Psy.D., IHO, Pennsylvania Office of Dispute Resolution; Mary Schwartz, IHO, Illinois State Board of Education
>Thursday, July 13
  • Ethics for IDEA Hearing Officers/Matthew D. Wacker, Senior ALJ, Washington State OAH
  • Assistive Technology/Misty Parsley, Assoc. Prof., Director of Special Education, and Robbie Hampton, Asst. Prof., College of Education, Lipscomb University
>Friday, July 14
  • A comprehensive examination of remedies (from basics through new developments/Prof. Mark C. Weber, Vincent dePaul Professor Law, DePaul University College of Law
  • Review of major recent caselaw /Prof. Mark C. Weber, Vincent dePaul Professor Law, DePaul University College of Law
Select registrant type:
Basics & Regular Program
 

Contact Information

  • Questions? Call or email Academy Director, S. James Rosenfeld
    Phone: (206) 922-3319

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