Events

Exceptional Children Conference 2020

October 16, 2020
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Webinar

8:50 am - 4:40 pm ET

Special education law professionals gather virtually this year to learn about today’s most relevant issues—join them!

Attend the premier education event for child attorneys, school district attorneys, hearing officers and advocates

Connect: learn, exchange, and share the passion with other special education professionals and create exceptional education opportunities for exceptional children!

Today’s most critical issues are explored by attorneys and professionals who practice in this area every day. Ask questions and challenge concepts—there is no better way to enhance your practice and build your reputation.

Gain a balanced perspective on all issues

Each hour is team-taught by a balanced panel of school district and parent/child attorneys. Gain the competitive advantage by hearing how a case is handled from both sides of the “v”!

Are you a parent of a child with exceptionalities?

The ECC offers you first rate instruction for advocating for your child.

Perfect for:

  • Attorneys
  • Hearing officers
  • Advocates representing children, families, and school districts
  • School administrators and teachers
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about educational rights for children

Workshop topics include:

  • COVID and Special Education: Prominent Questions Answered and Solutions Offered to support a Tumultuous School Year
  • Year in Review: Case Law and Legislative Update
  • Negotiating Settlement Agreements During Difficult Economic Times
  • Psychological Testing
  • Ethics

All attendees will receive the course book as a digital download. A printed copy of the course book is available, at a discount to attendees, for $40. Additional copies are available at full price. If you wish to purchase the printed version of the course book, please call PBI Customer Service at 800-932-4637. Printed versions of the course book will not be distributed at the course; please allow up to two weeks after the program for the printed versions of the course book to be shipped.

Planned and Developed by the PA Bar Association Legal Services for Exceptional Children Committee
Who better to hone in on the most important and emerging issues affecting today’s special education law practitioner? Join the Committee for their 2020 conference, designed to highlight the most relevant legislation, regulations, and programs affecting exceptional children and their families. If you’re not a member yet, join today!

This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 6 hours of CLE credit in substantive law and 1 hours in ethics.