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Exceptional Student Education and the Law

June 15, 2020

9:00 a.m.: Welcome

  • Dr. Bette Heins: Professor of Education
  • Nina B. Hollis Institute for Educational Reform Endowed Chair

9:05 a.m.: Welcome and Recognition of Special Guests

  • Dr. Chris Colwell, Associate Professor
  • Chair Department of Education 

9:12 a.m.: IDEA – Federal Level Guidance and Policy Update

  • Attorney Mercy Roberg
  • Director, Office of Professional Education

10:29 a.m.: Discipline in Special Education: Finding Balance

  • Attorney Kimberley Spire-Oh

11:30 a.m.: Welcome

  • Dr. Elizabeth Skomp: Dean, College of Arts and Sciences


12:37 p.m.: A Close Look at the Procedural Safeguards: Do They Make Sense in Our Modern World?

  • Attorney Laura Pincus 

1:52 p.m.: Panel Discussion/Q&A session:

  • Roberg/Spire-Oh/Pincus 

3:00 p.m.: Adjourn