This seminar is designed for special needs directors, principals, school social workers, guidance counselors, teachers, case managers, social workers, superintendents, psychologists and attorneys.
Legal issues in school administration continue to be among the most diverse and rapidly changing areas of the law. School administrators are challenged on a daily basis with a wide range of legal issues involving school governance, special education student rights and appropriate student disciplinary action. This seminar is a valuable learning opportunity for professionals who are interested in an update of the legal developments in the following areas:
School Discipline And Students With Disabilities
Pro-Active Approaches To Student Discipline
Behavioral Intervention Plans And Functional Behavioral
Manifestation Determination Reviews
504 Discipline Issues
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
I. Introduction And Overview Of Student Discipline In Connecticut
A. Due Proess Requirements
B. Suspension And Expulsion Statutory Framework
C. Procedural Requirements
D. Alternative Education
E. Reporting Requirements
F. Preparing For An Expulsion Hearing
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
II. Discipline And Students With Disabilities
A. Fundamentals Of Special Education Discipline
B. The Ten Day Rule And Changes In Placement
C. Manifestation Determination Reviews
D. Interim Placements
E. Post-Expulsion FAPE
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
III. Proactive Approaches To Discipline: BIPs And FBAs
A. Student Behavior Issues Involved In IEP Preparation
B. Federal And State Regulations And Guidelines
C. Assessment Procedures, Forms And Documentation
D. Linking FBA To BIP
E. FBA And Manifestation Determinations
2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
IV. 504 Discipline Issues
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
V. Expedited Proceedings
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VI. Special Topics
A. Protections For Students Not Yet Identified As Special Education
D. Relationship Between Juvenile Court And School Discipline Proceedings
E. Case Law Update