Section 504: Practical Advice for Educators


Section 504: Practical Advice for Educators

Thursday, November 10, 2022
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Shoreview Community Center
4580 Victoria St. North • Shoreview MN 55126


Using a case study, Section 504 – Practical Advice will address the basics of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, including when a 504 Plan is required and how to write a compliant 504 Plan. We will also address the latest OCR guidance and the developing case law on discrimination against persons with disabilities in school settings.

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration, Networking and Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 10:00 a.m. The Basics of Section 504 as an Anti-Discrimination Law & Introduction of our Case Study – Elizabeth M. Meske

10:00 – 10:10 a.m. Break

10:10 – 11:00 a.m. The Basics Part II: Evaluations Under Section 504: Answering the Who, What, When and Why – Elizabeth M. Meske & Anna R. Schwingler

11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Medical & Mental Health Conditions: Providers & their Role in the 504 Plan – Frank E. Langan

11:30 – 12:15 p.m. Working Lunch – Q & A (Lunch Provided)

12:15 – 1:00 p.m. Creating a Compliant 504 Plan – Laura Tubbs Booth

1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Student Discipline under Section 504 – Laura Tubbs Booth

1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Emerging Topics: Dyslexia, Allergies, Medical Marijuana, Extracurricular Activities, and More – Adam J. Frudden

2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Q & A – RRM’s 504 Team

Participants will receive a printed copy of the PowerPoint presentation, case study, and an outline of the law. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Please contact us if you need accommodations due to a disability or specific food needs. GF/ Vegetarian options will be available.

The textbook: “Section 504 Practical Advice for Educators” can be ordered in advance for an additional cost of $70.00. To do so, email Laura Tubbs Booth at A limited number of copies will also be available for purchase at the seminar.

CEU/CLE credits will be available pending approval.