Special Education Discipline Requirements

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/511625164069676811

This presentation will cover the special education disciplinary requirements under the Individuals with Disability Education Act. Topics will include manifestation determinations, what is considered a disciplinary removal, when a student may be removed to an alternate setting to receive services, and what must be considered in determining the type and amount of services to be provided to the student.

Learning Objectives:

  • What counts as a disciplinary removal.
  • When is a manifestation determination required, and what factors must be considered in making this determination.
  • What must be considered in determining the type and amount of services to be provided to students with IEPs.


Patricia Williams is an Assistant Director with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, who oversees the Wisconsin IDEA complaint process and the department’s monitoring system to ensure compliance with state and federal special education law. Ms. Williams holds a law degree, and prior to her position at DPI worked in private practice.


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