Dec. 7, 2018 ADMINISTRATORS ACADEMY Legal Update with Teri Engler


“Student Mental Health Issues in Special Education”


Where:             Illinois Valley Community College, Room CTC124 and CTC125

Time:               8:30 – 9:00 Registration

                        9:00 – 3:00 Program

Cost:               $60.00 - Administrators Academy Credit, materials and lunch provided

Credit:            CPDUs, SW CEUs, NASP, and SLP CEs will be provided for 5 clock hours

Participants:   Maximum 90


Who Should Attend

Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, Administrators, S/L Pathologists, Special Education Teachers, and Parents

About the Presenter

Teri E. Engler is a partner at Engler Callaway Baasten and Sraga, LLC, a law firm that represents special education cooperatives and school districts throughout Illinois.

Ms. Engler received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and worked as a high school teacher before earning her Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University of Chicago.  She concentrates her school law practice in the areas of special education/disability law and other student issues.

Ms. Engler is a member of the Executive and Special Education Committees of the Illinois Council of School Attorneys and many other professional committees and organizations in the fields of law and education.  She is a regular speaker on school law topics at local, state and national conferences and training programs, and has frequently been recognized by Chicago Magazine as an “Illinois Super Lawyer” in the area of schools and education.

About the Workshop

During this full day workshop, Ms. Engler will provide participants with essential and updated information about federal and State special education laws, administrative and judicial rulings interpreting these laws, and current OCR and ISBE compliance issues, as well as practical recommendations for planning proactively to avoid common legal mistakes that school districts make when making decisions concerning the identification, evaluation, programming, and discipline for students with suspected or known mental health issues.

Expected Outcomes:

Deepen participants’ content knowledge in one or more (content) subject areas which will lead to improved learning for students.

Standard for Professional Learning:

OUTCOMES: Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results for all students aligns its outcomes with educator performance and student curriculum standards. 


For more information contact Sarah Monroe @ LEASE 815.433.6433 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Pre-registration is required by Friday, November 30, 2018.

Inclement Weather: If the weather is questionable, please check the Emergency Closing Center website ( or radio stations WLPO, 1220 AM in LaSalle-Peru ( ) for announcements.

Workshop Cancellation Procedure:  Refunds will only be given for cancellations that occur five working days prior to the start of the workshop.  Registrations received but not cancelled will still be subject to the workshop fees.

Special Needs: Please notify LEASE if you require special accessibility or accommodations at this event.

Event Properties

Event date: 12-07-2018 9:00 am
Event End Date: 12-07-2018 3:00 pm
Cut off date 11-30-2018
Individual Price $60.00
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