School Evaluations of Students for Special Education - Assuring Schools Are Legally Compliant (EDU274J)

Presented By: Lori Kirsch Goodwin , Esq., Hope N Kirsch , Esq.
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60 minutes
Thu, February 9, 2017
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Event Description

Best Practices in Conducting a Legally Compliant Special Education Evaluation Process.

Institutes are legally required to find and evaluate students for special education, especially when students are suspected of having a disability that requires special education and related services.

This presentation by expert speakers Lori Kirsch-Goodwin, Esq. and Hope N. Kirsch, Esq. will provide an overview of the evaluation process and the various steps involved in conducting a legally compliant evaluation, including the substance of a comprehensive evaluation and understanding parent rights challenging evaluations.

Learn about legally compliant evaluation procedures from Child Find to re-evaluations, and best practices for working with parents during the evaluation process from this session, and much more!

Session Highlights:

  • Laws governing evaluations of students for special education, and re-evaluations
  • Parent/Guardian rights to Independent Educational Evaluations
  • The Child Find mandate
  • How schools can assure legally compliant evaluations
  • Recent case law addressing evaluations
  • How to transition to and implement ESSA
  • How ESSA will impact students, classrooms, school and the community
  • How to develop ESSA plans
  • Resources for educators

Who Should Attend

  • College/School administrators
  • Educators
  • Transition coordinators
  • College/School attorneys
  • Attorneys representing students and their families
  • Parents of students with disabilities or suspected disabilities
  • Educational advocates
  • Parents of students with disabilities
  • High functioning special needs students in high school
  • College/School psychologists and counselors

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About Our Speaker(s)

Lori Kirsch Goodwin Esq.
Lori Kirsch-Goodwin is a founder and member of the law firm Kirsch-Goodwin & Kirsch, PLLC in Scottsdale, Arizona. The firm represents students and their families in school related matters, focusing on matters and disputes arising under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Lori is routinely involved in due p... More info


Hope N Kirsch Esq.
Hope N. Kirsch is a special education attorney with the law firm of Kirsch-Goodwin & Kirsch, PLLC in Arizona. She represents students with disabilities and their families in school related matters, ranging from attending IEPs to Due Process hearings. Hope is a veteran special education teacher and school administrato... More info

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    Event Title: School Evaluations of Students for Special Education - Assuring Schools Are Legally Compliant
    Presenter(s): Lori Kirsch Goodwin , Esq., Hope N Kirsch , Esq.