School Choice: Public, Charter and Voucher Schools and the Rights of Students with Disabilities

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Learn about all the different types of schools in Wisconsin and the rights or protections your child has in each of these different school systems. Understand the different laws that apply in each system. Learn about the types of services available at the different schools and how to make an informed choice.

learning objectives:

What are the different types of shcools.

What rights do students with disabilities have in each of these types of schools.

How to be informed when choosing one of these schools.


Sally Flaschberger has been a disability advocate for over 20 years Sally was a lead advocacy specialist and public policy associate for Disability Rights Wisconsin, Wisconsin’s Protection and Advocacy agency for the last 11 years. Her focus was on children’s issues, including special education and children’s long-term care waiver services. Sally has served on several statewide committees, including the State Special Education Council, the Superintendent’s Equity Council, the Legislative Study Committee on School Data and the Governor-Elect transition team on children’s issues. Sally is a graduate of Partners in Policymaking and is now the co-leader for Wisconsin program. Sally is the parent of an adult son with a developmental disability who received special education services throughout school.






Workshop Registration Form

Workshop Registration Form

Registration is required for all WI FACETS–sponsored workshops. You may use the form below to register or you may register by contacting Sandra McFarland at 877-374-0511. If you use the form, please make sure to include the title and date of the event you are registering for.

All WI FACETS-sponsored workshops are free.  Requests for any special accommodations must be made at least two weeks prior to the event. Please list any accommodations requested in the “Special Request” box below.