Behavior, Discipline and Students with Disabilities

Behavior, Discipline and Students with Disabilities

04oct12:00 pm1:00 pmBehavior, Discipline and Students with DisabilitiesMore Information12:00 pm - 1:00 pm(GMT-05:00)

Event Details

In this session, we will review requirements under federal law related to discipline and students with disabilities. The presentation will discuss what counts as a disciplinary removal, how a disciplinary change in placement is defined, and what is meant by a manifestation determination. Will also share dispute resolution options if a parent disagrees with the results of the manifestation determination.

Learning Objectives:

  • Know what a disciplinary removal is and why it matters.
  • Be able to explain when a change of placement has occurred for a student with a disability.
  • Participants will know when to conduct a manifestation determination and next steps.

Presenter: Eric Kestin is a School Administration Consultant with the Department of Instruction. He focuses on advising districts, families, and other stakeholders on compliance and best practices with federal and state law around special education. He previously worked for the Madison Metropolitan School District. as the Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator.

Mr. Kestin has over 20 years of mediation, conflict management, and training experience. He specializes in helping people communicate in high-conflict situations. He has facilitated large group dialogues around complex issues and conducted trainings for individual companies, non-profits, governmental bodies and academic staff in several areas, including anti-bullying, racial justice, mediation, negotiation and conflict management.


(Wednesday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm(GMT-05:00)

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