December 6, 2019 Legal Update Workshop

Where:             L.E.A.S.E., 1009 Boyce Memorial Drive, Ottawa, IL 61350

Time:               8:30 – 9:00 Registration

                         9:00 – 3:30 Program

Cost:                $35.00 – materials and lunch provided

Presenters:     Caroline Roselli, & Zaria Udeh, Attorney’s at Robbins Schwartz

Credit:             CPDUs, SW CEUs, NASP, and SLP CEs will be provided for 5.5 clock hours


Who Should Attend

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


About the Presenter

Caroline Roselli practices in the areas of special education law and student rights. She counsels school districts and colleges concerning student discipline, student records, policy development, students' rights and other student-related matters. She assists school districts in responding to complaints from the Illinois State Board of Education and Office of Civil Rights and she regularly represents public school districts at IEP meetings, due process hearings, mediations, student expulsion and suspension hearings and residency hearings. Caroline has successfully defended school district decisions and prevailed at due process hearings on issues regarding eligibility, requests for residential placements and denial of FAPE claims.

Zaria Udeh practices in the area of education law focusing in the areas of special education and students issues. Zaria counsels school districts with respect to IEP meetings, 504 accommodations, OCR, ISBE, and IDHR complaints, due process hearings, residency and homeless dispute hearings, student discipline matters, board policy and student handbook review, FOIA requests, student record compliance and contract review. Zaria also counsels community colleges on student related issues. Prior to joining Robbins Schwartz, Zaria worked for the Chicago Public School District, where she represented the district as a special education attorney in due process matters and special education disputes.


About the Workshop

During this full day workshop, Caroline Roselli and Zaria Udeh will provide participants with essential and updated information about federal and State special education laws, administrative and judicial rulings interpreting these laws, school refusal, homebound services, working with students with difficult behaviors, top 10 tops and considerations for IEP meetings, and working with difficult parents.


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 Nicole Butt @ 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 29, 2019. To register, go to LEASE Web-site (

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: 12-06-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date: 12-06-2019 3:30 pm
Available place 0
Cut off date 11-29-2019
Individual Price $35.00
Location L.E.A.S.E.