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Subject: Webinars/Special Education/Disciplining Students with Disabilities

Source: Office of Special Education

Intended Audience:  Parents, Advocates, School Administrators, Directors of Special Education, Special Education Process Coordinators, Special and General Education Teachers, School Counselors, and School Resource Officers

Date: August 28, 2012

JUST A REMINDER: Please join us for a webinar on the discipline process for students with disabilities tomorrow, August 29, 2012, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  This webinar will focus on the legal requirements under IDEA for disciplining students with disabilities.  A new training video detailing the process that must be followed, as well as the factors that must be considered by school staff when disciplining students with disabilities, will be shared along with resources for parents and districts.  This will be followed by a live question and answer session.  The webinar will be presented by Nancy Thomas, Assistant Director, Special Education Compliance; Julie Bower, Special Education Compliance Supervisor; and Jennifer McKenzie, Compliance Consultant, Heart of MO RPDC.

If you have questions you would like to submit prior to the webinar, please submit them to: nancy.thomas@dese.mo.gov (indicate "discipline webinar" in the subject line).  We will respond to these questions and others that are received during the webinar as time allows and will post the all questions and answers on our website.

To participate in this webinar, go to http://dese.mo.gov/webinar/Webinar-08-29-12-SE.htm.  The webinar will be recorded and posted under the Webinars - Recorded button at http://dese.mo.gov/webinar/