ED311 & TCASE present

The Spring Conference on Special Education Law

A one-day conference (available in-person and online) on current legal issues concerning the education of students with disabilities in Texas

April 13, 2022

Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas

500 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving, Texas 75039

April 27, 2022

New Braunfels Civic and Convention Center

375 S Castell Ave, New Braunfels, TX 78130

Or join the conference online!

This year’s conference will be available online as a live simulcast on April 13,

and a recording of the conference will also be available.

Registration for the 2022 Spring Conference on Special Education Law is now closed.  Sign up below to be notified about next year’s conference.

The Spring Conference on Special Education Law

Jim Walsh

Jim Walsh

Walsh Gallegos Treviño Kyle & Robinson, P.C.

The Latest on House Bill 785, Restraint, FBAs, & BIPS

You won’t want to miss Jim Walsh of Walsh Gallegos Trevino Kyle & Robinson and his update on new legislation related to restraints, time outs, behavioral assessments, and behavior plans. This talk will be loaded with practical guidance so you can comply with the law.    

Andrew Tatgenhorst

Andrew Tatgenhorst

Thompson & Horton

Private Therapy Providers, Trauma Informed Care, and Social Emotional Learning: The Legal Issues (Irving)

Mental health impacts all aspects of a student’s life and ability to succeed in school. Andrew Tatgenhorst (Irving) and Rebecca Bailey (New Braunfels) of Thompson & Horton will tackle this important issue with guidance on working with private therapy providers, trauma informed care, and Social Emotional Learning.

Rebecca Bailey

Rebecca Bailey

Thompson & Horton

Private Therapy Providers, Trauma Informed Care, and Social Emotional Learning: The Legal Issues (New Braunfels)

Paula Maddox Roalson

Paula Maddox Roalson

Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo Kyle & Robinson, P.C.

Where Are We on Dyslexia?

Dyslexia has presented an increased risk of litigation, and school districts need to find a consistent approach to meeting child find requirements for students with dyslexia. Paula Maddox Roalson of Walsh Gallegos Trevino Kyle & Robinson will provide the latest legal updates on handling students with dyslexia and provide practical tips for meeting IDEA’s child find requirements.

Holly Wardell

Holly Wardell

Eichelbaum & Wardell

Serving Students in the Virtual or Home Environment

Serving special education students virtually and in compliance with the IDEA poses unique challenges. You won’t want to miss Holly Wardell of Eichelbaum Wardell as she walks us through the difficult challenges and offers tips for complying with federal and state special education laws.

Elvin Houston

Elvin Houston

Walsh Gallegos Treviño Kyle & Robinson, P.C.

Legal Issues Surrounding Re-Evaluations

Legal challenges to evaluations and reevaluations are prevalent in the special education world.  Elvin Houston, a veteran special education attorney, will offer invaluable insight for tackling those reevaluation questions and challenges.

Janet Bubert

Janet Bubert

The Underwood Law Firm

IDEA Child Find Duty: Legal Framework

Special education administrators have significant responsibilities under the IDEA’s Child Find requirements. Janet Bubert of the Underwood Law Firm in Fort Worth will provide the latest updates on how hearing officers and courts review disputes over Child Find issues and practical strategies to avoid liability under the law.

ACCREDITATION: This conference provides 5.0 hours of CPE credit through the following organizations:
 
SBEC (Educators Certified After Sept.1, 1999, In ANY Area, Including Teachers, Principals, Superintendents, Counselors, Educational Diagnosticians, and Learning Resource Specialists)
TEA (for School Board Members, Charter School Board Members & School Officers)
Texas Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors
Texas Board of Social Worker Examiners
State Board of Examiners of Psychology
 
This training may meet local requirements for General Management Trainings and we will also supply a general Certificate of Attendance for filing with other professional organizations as needed.

 

This conference provides 4.0 hours of CPE credit through the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

The Texican Court in Irving

Join us at the lovely Texican Court, located right across the street from the Irving Convention Center!

Fairfield Inn & Suites New Braunfels

Join us at the Fairfield Inn & Suites in New Braunfels, a short drive from the New Braunfels Civic and Convention Center.