LRP's National Institute Reveals Eight Captivating Conference Symposiums
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Pre- and Post-Conference Symposiums will feature nationally recognized experts to give special education professionals tools and resources needed to make an impact in the lives of their students, special education programs and communities.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Floridant -- LRP's National Institute on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities®, the leading source for best practices, compliance strategies and case updates impacting special education programs, announced today six Pre- and two Post-Conference Symposiums. These eight extended-length Institute offerings will give special educators an opportunity to take a deeper look at major issues in their field including student mental health, high-conflict IEP meetings, IDEA procedural safeguards and more as part of the event taking place May 5 - 8, 2024 at the Savannah Convention Center in Savannah, Ga.

Six half-day Pre-Institute Symposiums will be held on Sunday, May 5 in the morning and afternoon:
  • Student Mental Health: How Instagram and Anxiety Tell a Special (Education) Story presented by Karen Haase and Bobby Truhe, Attorneys, KSB School Law, PC, LLO.
  • Keys to Successful Progress Monitoring, Reporting Under Endrew F. with Kendra Yoch, Attorney, Thompson & Horton LLP.
  • Section 504: Show Me presented by Anne Bradley, Attorney, Section 504 Solutions, LLC, and Betsey Helfrich, Attorney, The Law Office of Betsey Helfrich.
  • The Process of Due Process with Marcy Gutierrez, Attorney, Gutierrez, Perry & Villarreal, LLP.
  • Managing High-Conflict IEP Meetings presented by Robin Day, Special Legal Counsel, Beaverton Ore.) School District, and Kelly Raf, Special Education Administrator and School Psychologist, Beaverton (Ore.) School District.
  • Special Education's Role in Addressing Dangerous School Situations with Denise Hays and Paula Roalson, Attorneys, Walsh Gallegos Trevino Kyle & Robinson PC.

Two Post-Institute Symposiums will conclude the conference and take place on Wednesday, May 8 in the afternoon:
  • Writing, Implementing Behavior-Based Goals in the Post-Covid 19 Era presented by Lorie Gerkey, Attorney, Law Office of Lorie A. Gerkey, PLLC, and Dana Holtz, Ed.S., RPT-S, C-AdPT, NCC.
  • Procedural Safeguards Under the IDEA and Implementing Regulations: What Districts Need to Understand with David Hodgins, Attorney, Thompson & Horton LLP.

"The Institute's symposiums address trending or troublesome topics for special educators," said Julie J. Kline, Esq., Vice President, LRP Media Group and Conference Chair. "The expert presenters offer an in-depth analysis of the issues and an array of effective compliance strategies."

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In addition to the symposiums, the Institute will feature over 40 sessions focused in six topic-focused learning tracks as well as three captivating general sessions from Attorney Jan Tomsky, with Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost; Attorney Karen Haase, with KSB School Law; and Director of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs, Valerie Williams.

For more information and to register visit or call toll-free 1-800-341-7874.

Kristin Baier
LRP Media Group

Source: LRP Media Group
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