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Tuesday July 25th, 2017 8:15AM — 4:30PM
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Special Education Leadership Summer Academy-Leading Special Education: Every Student Succeeds

Special Education Leadership Summer Academy: Compliance Matters

Bedford Springs Conference Center  Map »

Event Type: Conferences Conferences

Credit Type: Act 48 Clock Hour (6 hours)

Registration Contact: Debbie Parra, dparra@pattan.net, 800-441-3215x7242

Content Contact: Judy Ball, jball@pattan.net, 1-800-441-3215 ext. 7230


An effective special education leader must be well-versed in the legal requirements of special education including compliance issues. This day´s focus is on increasing knowledge about statutory and regulatory information. Presentations on the following topics include: case law, Act 26 and Employment First, alignment of IEPs, education in a cyber school, and implementation of the dyslexia pilot.


As a result of this day, participants will:

  1. Describe two new points about three of the following topics: restraints, initial evaluation and re-evaluation, IEP and revocation of services.
  2. List three laws that directly influence special education.
  3. Describe new legislative requirements and programming for students with disabilities.
  4. Share the requirements of the Dyslexia Pilot and the protocol for implementation across various sites.

Target Audience

New and aspiring special education leaders, Veteran special education leaders, Anyone responsible for providing leadership to those who work with students with disabilities

Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.

Topics Covered: Leadership


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  • Multiple Presenters


Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this training. Contact: Debbie Parra, at 800-441-3215 × 7242, or dparra@pattan.net.

Additional Information

Full registration fee is required for each participant regardless of how many days attending.

Early-bird Registration fee: $225 (registration and payment must be received by 4:00 p.m., July 7, 2017 for early-bird fee)

Regular Registration fee: $275 (All registrations and payments must be received by 4:00 pm, July 14, 2017).