LRP’s National Institute® on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities has earned a reputation for providing high quality professional development. Now in its 41st year, the National Institute® with its nationally recognized speakers, who explain how to convert legal mandates into best practices, continues to be the pinnacle of special education knowledge sharing and networking.

Attendees of the National Institute® include state special education directors, Section 504 coordinators, superintendents, school principals, school psychologists, school and parent attorneys, state agency personnel, education specialists, charter school administrators, paraprofessionals, teachers, social workers, mediators, hearing officers, and parents/student advocates.

LRP is looking for presentation proposals to speak at the 41st Annual National Institute® on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities, 2020. Presentations should promote discussion of special education laws and provide proven practices for compliance. Specific strategies for improvement, innovative approaches, best practices, and discussions of specific disabilities are all topics of interest to the conference’s audience.

Proposals will be accepted until June 21, 2019.

Types of sessions:     

In addition to the General Sessions, the National Institute® offers the following types of sessions:

Full-Day Workshop        (6 hours)

Half-Day Workshop       (3 hours)

Breakout Session          (75 minutes)

Tracks:

National Institute® sessions fall into one of the following tracks designed to offer in-depth coverage of real-world compliance issues on specific areas of concern:

•  Section 504 - Sessions designed to navigate the complexities of the Section 504 and the ADA.

•  Administrative - Sessions geared toward special education administrators and support staff.

•  IDEA - Sessions focusing clearly on aspects of the law impacting students with disabilities.

•  Behavior - Sessions outlining legal strategies and guidelines for teaching students with behavioral issues.

•  Technology - Sessions offering guidance on how to maximize technology in serving students with disabilities.

•  Ethics - Sessions for attorneys exploring how the Model Rules of Professional Conduct apply to the special education practitioner.

•  User Group Sessions - Tips from Special Ed Connection® users on how to use LRP's innovative online resource.

If you have any questions or problems submitting this form, please contact Angela Wilkinson at 561/622-6520 x 8683 or awilkinson@lrp.com.

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