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Is your Data Collection Trending in the Right Direction?: Legally Defensible Data Collection During COVID-19

  • Session Number: I6
Wednesday, April 21, 2021: 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM


Deanna Arivett
Arivett Law, PLLC


As we strive to safely educate students, special education teachers and related service providers are struggling to determine appropriate data collection strategies for students with disabilities in hybrid and virtual education settings. Attorney and former school psychologist Deanna Arivett will share best practices to keep you on the right path to collecting legally defensible data during these unprecedented times. She'll start with the hallmarks of IDEA's data collection requirements, sharing tips for ensuring proper data collection regardless of whether students are participating in hybrid, virtual, or in-person instructional models during the COVID-19 pandemic. Then, Deanna will describe how to collect data and what data to collect when using a hybrid instruction or virtual instruction models.


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