Dec. 4, 2020 Legal Update Workshop

LaSalle/Putnam County Educational Alliance for Special Education (L.E.A.S.E.)


“Identification of Provision of Services to the Special Education Student”


When:               December 4, 2020

Where:            Zoom Meeting

Time:               8:45 Login for attendance

                        9:00 – 3:30 Program

Cost:               $35.00

Credit:            CPDUs, SW CEUs, NASP, & SLP CEs will be provided for 5.5 clock hrs

Participants:   Minimum of 50


Who Should Attend

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


About the Presenter

Brandon K. Wright is a partner in the law firm of Miller, Tracy, Braun, Funk & Miller, Ltd.  He graduated with a B.S. in Speech Communication from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (2001), and a master’s degree in educational administration from the Department of Educational Organization and Leadership at the University of Illinois (2004). He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois, College of Law (2004).  He has served as an Adjunct Faculty Member at Southern Illinois University’s Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses, and currently teaches school law courses as an adjunct at Eastern Illinois University. Brandon currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Illinois Council of School Attorneys. Brandon focuses his practice on school law, having developed a particular interest in the field of special education, due process, and co-operative school districts.


About the Workshop

This course is designed to give the special education administrator legal knowledge and best practices regarding special education eligibility, procedures, methodology, implementation of IEP's, and discipline of the special education student.  


Expected Outcomes:

Deepen participants’ content knowledge in one or more (content) subject areas which will lead to improved learning for students, and prepare participants to apply research to decision-making.


Standard for Professional Learning:

The activities offered for this event align to State-approved standards (Professional Development Standards, Professional Educator Standards and Illinois Professional Leader Standards).


For more information contact Nicole Butt at 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 27, 2020. 

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 for this event.

Event Properties

Event Date 12-04-2020 9:00 am
Event End Date 12-04-2020 3:30 pm
Capacity 75
Registered 30
Available place 45
Cut off date 11-27-2020
Individual Price $35.00
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