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Border Conference: Legal Updates in Special Education

Our Region 19 Annual Border Conference provides an opportunity to gain the current legal information with respect to students served in Special Education. This information supports your district and campus in staying in compliance. Key information is presented to you by renown attorneys in the field of school law practicing in Texas.


Date: Friday, December 8, 2023

Location: Region 19 Headstart Multipurpose Center

11670 Chito Samaniego 

El Paso, Texas 79936

This program has been approved for 6 clock hours of continuing education credit by the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (TSHA). TSHA approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.

Social Worker's CEUs (7 hrs.)




Conference Day 1 - Select 1 Session
(Friday, December 8, 2023 8:00 AM - 4:15 PM)
Session ID: 199911
Dec 2023
Seats Filled: 258 / 400
Contact Person: Juan Alderete
Fee: $100.00
Location:HEAD START MULTIPURPOSE CENTER, Head Start MultiPurpose Center
Credits: (6) CPE; (6) Contact Hours;

Important Breakout Information:


Jose Martin, Attorney at Law, Richards Lindsay & Martin, LLP
Dyslexia Update: HB 3928, August TEA FAQ, Practical Guidance

Dave Richards, Attorney at Law, Richards Lindsay & Martin, LLP
Better Relationships with Parents & Reduced IDEA Conflict: Lessons from Medical Malpractice Studies

Kristin McGuire & Dr. Edward O'Neill, MPA, Texas Education Agency
TEA Updates in Special Education

Eric Rodriguez, Attorney at Law, Walsh Gallegos Trevino Kyle & Robinson, P.C.
Pressure to Mainstream students with disabilities vs pressure to place students in a more restrictive environment.

Paula Roalson, Attorney at Law, Walsh Gallegos Trevino Kyle & Robinson, P.C.
Discerning Discipline: 10 Tips for Compliant (and Confident!) Decision Making


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