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2023-24 The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): The Essentials

This presentation will provide participants with key information concerning four essential areas of IDEA compliance, namely identification, evaluation, placement, and the provision of a free appropriate public education (FAPE).

2023-24  The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): The Essentials
2023-24  The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): The Essentials

Time & Location

Apr 30, 2024, 5:00 PM – May 02, 2024, 7:30 PM

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About the Event

2023-24 The Individuals with Disability Education Act (IDEA): The Essentials - Held Virtually

One Workshop over three meeting dates from

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM:

Tuesday April 30, 2024

Wednesday May 1, 2024

Thursday May 2, 2024

$25 for Support Staff Personnel - (non-licensed)

$45 for NASA Members

$65 for Non-NASA Members

ALL are welcome, including anyone in a non-administrative position! NASA IS NOT A UNION. NASA is Nevada's PreK-12 Professional Development Organization for ALL Nevada Educators!

This workshop counts for salary advancement in Clark, Washoe and most Nevada School Districts!

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In CCSD, those in non-administrative licensed positions may count this workshop for license renewal AND ALSO CU accrual - THOSE IN NON-ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS EARN BOTH!

(unlimited CUs in this category for those in non-administrative positions)

In CCSD, administrators and professional-technical administrators may count this workshop for license renewal OR hour accrual toward step-advancement - not both for administrators.

(maximum of 30 hours per year for administrators in this category)!

Washoe County participants will be required to also register for this course in "MyPGS" in order to receive in-service credit toward salary advancement.

Phoebe V. Redmond, Esq.

Retired Assistant General Council, CCSD

Phoebe Redmond is a recently retired assistant general counsel and former Clark County School District director of compliance and monitoring in its Student Support Services Division. She has over thirty years of experience representing large school districts in all aspects of special education litigation from IEP development through administrative hearings and appeals in Federal court and before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She has also presented at several national conferences including the University of Washington’s Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law, and for the Utah State Board of Education.

Workshop Description

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

The Essentials

Presented by Phoebe V. Redmond, Esq.

This workshop will provide participants with key information concerning four essential compliance areas of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Nevada law. The four essential areas are: identification (including Child Find), evaluation, placement, and the provision of a free appropriate public education (FAPE). Assistance with issue spotting and case analysis skills addressing these four areas will be incorporated throughout the workshop. Participants will then be given the opportunity to apply and explore these skills while engaging with case-based scenarios and actual court cases.  The workshop will also incorporate Nevada Department of Education requirements as appropriate, and a review of recent IDEA court cases will be presented.  The workshop will conclude with a question-and-answer session.

This workshop addresses three (3) Nevada Educator Performance Framework (NEPF) Goals:

·  Foster student learning and growth

·  Improve educators’ instructional practices.

·  Engage stakeholders in the continuous improvement and monitoring of a professional growth system.

As per the Office of Teaching and Learning Nevada Department of Education, this workshop will serve to provide:

·  Academic Knowledge: Adherence to Nevada Academic Content Standards, ensuring a strong foundation of subject matter.

·  Professional Learning: A dedication to continuous improvement and the implementation of best practices for student learning.

·  Access: Providing access to high-quality instructional resources to support effective teaching and learning.

Course Summary

This workshop will provide participants with legal and practical information concerning four essential compliance areas of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Nevada law, namely identification (Child Find), evaluation, placement, and the provision of a free appropriate public education (FAPE). Participants will be provided with the opportunity to develop case analysis skills and strategies that will support their delivery of special education instruction and services on an individualized basis.  In addition, participants will be given opportunities to discuss and apply these skills and strategies to scenarios derived from real world court cases. The workshop will also include an update of the most recent cases interpreting the IDEA and conclude with a question-and-answer session.

Expected Outcomes

At the conclusion of the workshop participants will be able to competently identify and understand four essential IDEA requirements. They will have the information necessary to understand these essential requirements and the reasons how noncompliance could affect the appropriate delivery of special education and related services. Participants, due to their participation in active discussions concerning realistic scenarios and actual court cases will have the necessary skills and strategies to negotiate difficult issues related to the delivery of special education and related services.

Expected Outcomes

Identify four essential IDEA compliance requirements;

Demonstrate an understanding of the identified essential special education compliance requirements;

Demonstrate the necessary skills and strategies to ensure compliance with the identified essential special education compliance requirements; and

Immediately utilize information, when appropriate, concerning recent court decisions that address implementation of the IDEA.

Applicable Laws and Regulations/

Select provisions of the:

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 U.S.C. § 1400 et. seq.,

34 C.F.R. §§ 300 et. seq.,

Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) §§ 388.417-459;

Nevada Administrative Code (NAC ) §§ 388.215-387

United States Supreme Court Decisions

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Decisions

Tickets

  • Non-Licensed

    This ticket price is for support staff professionals only - that is non-licensed personnel like teacher aides, and non-licensed employees in educational support roles. Employment status will be verified after purchase.

    $25.00
    +$0.63 service fee
  • NASA Members

    This ticket price is for anyone that is a NASA member. ANYONE, including teachers and those in non-administrative positions can become a NASA Member and save on registration rates. It pays to become a NASA Member. Go to: NASANV.org to become a NASA Member immediately and register at the Lower Rate "NASA Member" rate! NASA membership will be verified after purchase.

    $45.00
    +$1.13 service fee
  • Non-NASA Members

    This ticket price is for anyone that is a Non-NASA member and/or any individual that wishes to attend this workshop. ANYONE, including teachers and those in non-administrative positions can become a NASA Member and save on registration rates. It pays to become a NASA Member. Go to: NASANV.org to become a NASA Member immediately and register at the Lower Rate!

    $65.00
    +$1.63 service fee

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