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Missouri Council of Administrators of Special Education

Virtual Learning

Legislative Training and Advocacy Day

MO-CASE consistently works to advocate for our students with disabilities to ensure appropriate educational programming. It is imperative for educators of special education to be active in policy work. Please join us for each of these opportunities. During the Legislative Training you will learn learn how to track legislative action, build partnerships with legislators, and work for the betterment of our students, families, and staff. We strongly encourage everyone who plans to participate in Advocacy Day at the Capitol to attend this training.

Mark your calendar for two Important legislative activities.

 Event  Legislative Training  Advocacy Day
 Date  December 4, 2023  April 2, 2024
 Time  9:00-11:00 AM  Throughout the day
 Location  Virtual via Zoom  State Capitol in Jefferson City

Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) Webinar Series
Dr. Marilyn Friend

Series Details
  • Part 1 - October 17, 2023 - 11a-12p
  • Part 2 - January 11, 2024 - 11a-12p
  • Part 3 - May 8, 2024 - 11a-12p
  • Registration is for all 3 webinars 
  • Recording available for registered participants
  • Registered email address will be used for the Zoom link to participate in the webinars
  • Refunds will not be provided - Credit for a future webinar                 

Register Here

Marilyn Friend, Ph.D., has spent her career as a general education and special education teacher, researcher, university professor, administrator, teacher educator, and staff developer. She is a past president of the Council for Exceptional Children and is Professor Emerita of Education in the Department of Specialized Education Services at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dr. Friend is also a Fulbright scholar and has consulted with school professionals nationally and internationally (more than 4000 presentations and projects in the United States, Canada, Central America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia). Her contributions to the field include authoring/co-authoring five books and more than 90 articles, chapters, and print other materials; and appearing in three popular video series on collaboration, co-teaching, effective instruction, and other inclusive practices. Her work has been recognized with several lifetime achievement awards, including in 2022 being the first recipient of  the Academy for Co-Teaching and Collaboration Lifetime Achievement Award.


Missouri Council of Administrators of Special Education


3550 Amazonas Drive

Jefferson City, MO 65109

Office: 573-644-7804

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 14707

Springfield, MO 65814

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