Date: April 23, 2014
This is an overview of important aspects of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, including Section 504 eligibility, evaluation, placement, 504 plans, and procedural safeguards. The presentation will cover important school district obligations and responsibilities, frequently asked questions, important case law, and how the ADA Amendments Act affects Section 504. It will also cover Section 504 resources available from the Office for Civil Rights and the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) as well as MDE’s on-site Civil Rights Compliance Reviews.
Event Type: Training
Target Audience: Special Education Directors, Section 504 Coordinators, Superintendents, IEP Managers, Special Education Teachers
Sponsor: Compliance and Assistance
Contact: Marikay Litzau
Contact Phone: 651-582-8459
Contact Email: email@example.com
Registration URL: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/504April23
Registration Deadline: April 21, 2014
Materials: Handouts to be provided upon arrival
Additional Information: CEUs available
Gifted and Talented Education Symposium – June 9-12
Registration is now open for the sixth annual Hormel Foundation Gifted and Talented Education Symposium—a collaboration between the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), the Hormel Foundation and Austin School District. Daily sessions address best practices on the assessment of students for services, program models, social and emotional needs, instructional strategies, under-represented populations, under-achievement, integration of STEM and technology as well as specific content in the areas of science, mathematics, language arts and social studies.