MISSOURI COUNCIL OF ADMINISTRATORS OF SPECIAL EDUCATION AND
THOMECZEK & BRINK LAW FIRM, LLC
2014 SPRING LAW CONFERENCE
Friday, March 7, 2014
Lodge of Four Season * Lake Ozarks
Our distinguished speaker this year is PERRY A. ZIRKEL. Perry A. Zirkel is University Professor of Education and Law at Lehigh University, where he formerly was Dean of the College of Education and more recently held the Iacocca Chair in Education for its five-year term. He has a Ph.D. in Education Administration and a J.D. from the University of Connecticut, and a Master of Laws degree from Yale University. He has written more than 1,350 publications on various aspects of school law, with an emphasis on legal issues in special education. He writes a regular column for Principal magazine and did so previously for Phi Delta Kappan and Teaching Exceptional Children. He is the past President of the Education Law Association and served as the co-chair of the Pennsylvania special education appeals panel from 1990 to 2007. He is the author of the CEC monograph The Legal Meaning of Specific Learning Disability; the more recent books, A Digest of Supreme Court Decisions Affecting Education, and Student Teaching and the Law; and the two-volume reference Section 504, the ADA and the Schools, now in its third edition. In 2012, he received the Research into Practice Award from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the Excellence in Research Award from AERA’s Division A (Administration, Organization & Leadership). In 2013, he received the University Council for Educational Administration’s Edwin Bridges Award for significant contributions to the preparation and development of school leaders.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Spring Law Conference Registration
9:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. General Session – Perry A. Zirkel
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. MO-CASE Business Meeting
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch (NEW DIRECTOR’S FOLLOW UP)
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Continuation of Law Conference
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Reception / Attendance Prizes sponsored by
Thomeczek & Brink Law Firm
EARLY BIRD (By February 21st):
$125.00 – Supporter / $150.00 – Non-Supporter
LATE OR ONSITE (After February 21st):
$135.00 – Supporter / $160.00 – Non-Supporter
Register Now! SPACE IS LIMITED. Registration includes all materials and lunch.
Room reservations ($102) should be made directly with The Lodge of Four Seasons
1-888-265-5500 or at www.4seasonsresort.com.
IDEA, Part C State Plan - MO-CASE Response
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In the Spotlight
2013 Winter Institute
“Making Sense of Universal Design for Learning”
Kansas City, MO
The 8th Annual MO-CASE Winter Institute was held on December 12-13, 2013. Our keynote speaker was Nancy J. Aguinaga, Ph.D. Dr. Aguinaga has been a faculty member at Southeast Missouri State since 2008. She developed the Autism Certificate Program for teachers and related service providers at Southeast and is very active in current technology integration initiatives for teachers. Prior to Southeast, she taught at the University of Southern Indiana and the University of Central Florida. She attended and worked at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) for three Summer Institutes, working with educators from around the world introducing UDL. She is a former teacher of high school students with varying exceptionalities, predominately severely emotionally disturbed, and middle school students with autism spectrum disorder.
Thank you to all of our attendees and wonderful presenters!
A special thank you to Rethink First for their conference sponsorship! www.rethinkfirst.com
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