RATWIK, ROSZAK & MALONEY, P.A.
5TH ANNUAL SPECIAL EDUCATION LAW AND LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
APRIL 16, 2021 VIA TEAMS MEETING

 

AGENDA

TIME

Title

Speakers

8:00 – 8:15 a.m.

Welcome by RRM’s Special Education Team – 5 Quick Tips Laura Tubbs Booth, Christian Shafer, Elizabeth Meske, Adam Frudden and Frank Langan

8:15 – 9:10 a.m.

The Year in Review: Important Special Education and Section 504 Cases from 2020-2021 Laura Tubbs Booth and Christian Shafer

9:10 – 9:55 a.m.

COVID & Compensatory Education – A Template for Analysis

Jeff Jorgensen, Edina MN Public Schools and Elizabeth Meske

9:55 – 10:10 a.m.

Break and Post Questions for RRM Team

10:10 – 11:00 a.m.

One Practical Way to Connect Culture to the Classroom – 3 Black Entrepreneurs Tackle Inequities in Education at the Cross-Section of Technology, Art, and Media Dario Otero, Myc Daz and Mondo Davison
11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Helping Students Have and Use Their Voices:  Supporting Self-Confidence and Self-Advocacy in Special Education Settings

Anne Gearity, PhD., University of Minnesota, Department of Psychiatry

12:00 – 12:30 p.m.

Lunch on Your Own.  Post Questions for RRM Team and Review Answers
12:30 – 1:00 p.m. S.O.S. – Seek Out Specialists! The Benefits of Behavioral Support Specialists in School Districts – The Benefits of Embedding BCBA’s in school settings

Justin Lien PhD and Danielle Lapos, Fargo ND Public Schools

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Keynote Address:  Alexs Pate “The Innocent Classroom”
2:00 – 2:15 p.m. Break and Post Questions for RRM Team
2:15 – 3:00 p.m. Examining the Intersection of IDEA Compliance and Organizational Culture in the Pursuit of Racial Equity Dr. Catherine Kramarczuk Voulgarides, City University of New York – Hunter College
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. Panel Discussion:  Strategies for Reducing Over Identification Fhonda Contreras, Hopkins MN Public Schools, Marti Voight, Robbinsdale MN Public Schools, Dr. Alecia Mobley, Richfield Public Schools, Moderator: Laura Tubbs Booth