2011 California Special Education Hearing Officer and Mediation Training Sacramento
Sacramento, California: October 17-21, 2011
Hotel: Ramada Inn Hotel & Suites, 1250 Halyard Drive, West Sacramento, CA, 95691
The Academy for IDEA Administrative Law Judges and Hearing Officers, on behalf of the California Office of Administrative Hearings, conducted a five-day training for mediators and special education hearing officers in Sacramento, California. The program was held at the Ramada Inn Hotel & Suites.
|Monday, Oct. 17||1-4 PM||Assistive Technology||Prof. David Edyburn, Univ. of Wisconsin/Madison|
|Tuesday, Oct. 18||9 AM - Noon||Disability Awareness||Panel: Bob N. Varma, ALJ/California; Dr. Kathy Gee, California State University/Sacramento; Ron Huff, Ph.D., Alta California Regional Center; S.K. Mendez; Michael J. Slone, LEP, NCSP|
|1-4 PM||Mediating with People with Disabilities||Judith Cohen, Access Resources, New York, NY|
|Wednesday, Oct. 19||9 AM - Noon||Twice-Exceptional Children||Jill L. Geary, Esq., (former) Presiding ALJ, Washington State|
|1-4 PM||What Is An ABA Placement?||Kathryn E. Dobel, Law Office, & Bryna Siegel, Ph.D., Univ. of California/San Francisco|
|Thursday, Oct. 20||9 AM - Noon||LD: Evaluation, Impact on Educational Needs and Adaptation of Strategies||Barbara Bateman, J.D., Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Special Education, University of Oregon|
|1-4 PM||Prof. Julie K. Waterstone, Southwestern Law School|
|Friday, Oct. 21||8-11 AM||Writing Better Decisions||Prof. Elizabeth A. Francis, Univ. of Nevada/Reno|
Materials distributed to participants are available here.
Following are the Powerpoints used by program speakers: