Seventh Academy

July 16 - 18, 2008
Seattle University School of Law

Program Schedule and Description

Wednesday, July 16
8 - 9 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
Welcome and Overview
9 - 10:15 a.m. Session 1: Why Assessments Are Conducted, What Tools Are Used and Why (Part 1)
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:30 a.m. - Noon Session 2: Why Assessments Are Conducted, What Tools Are Used and Why (Part 2)
Noon - 1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 - 2:30 p.m.

Session 3: Panel of HOs and Sattler Q&A (solicited in advance)

2:30 - 2:45 p.m.

Refreshment Break

2:45 - 4:30 p.m.

Session 4: Assignment of Cases; Challenges; Recusal

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Hosted Reception
Dinner on your own

Thursday, July 17
8 - 9 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9 - 10:15 a.m. Session 5: Effective Strategies for Dealing with Pro Se Parents or Advocates
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:30 a.m. - Noon Session 6: The Real Implications of J.L. v. Mercer Island School District
Noon - 1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 - 2:30 p.m. Session 7: Stay-put or Not?
2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Refreshment Break
2:45 - 4:30 p.m. Session 8: Issues in Weighing Transition Plans
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Reception
Dinner on your own
Friday, July 18
8 - 9 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9 - 10:15 a.m. Session 9: Compensatory Education: How Much, Who Decides and How?
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:30 a.m. - Noon Session 10: Top 10 Decisions - Attorneys' Perspective
12:30 - 1:45 p.m. Lunch
1:45 - 2:30 p.m. Session 11: Top 10 Decisions - Hearing Officers' Perspective
2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Refreshment Break
2:45 - 4 p.m. Session 12: You Can Develop the Record: When and How Should You?
4 p.m. Adjourn

Please direct any questions concerning the Academy to Professor Rosenfeld at (206) 398.4092 or rosenfeld@seattleu.edu.

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