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Subject: WEBINAR Announcement - Special Education: The Transfer Process

Source: Stephen Barr, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Special Education

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

Date:  October 18, 2011

Please join us in a webinar that will describe the process and compliance requirements to ensure a timely and seamless transfer from one school district to another for students with disabilities.  This webinar will detail the steps to take when a new student with a disability enrolls in your school district. The webinar will include sharing of model forms and a question and answer session.

School Administrators, Directors of Special Education, Special Education Process Coordinators, School Counselors, School Secretaries, Special and General Education Teachers as well as parents and advocates should participate in this webinar and the live question and answer session.  Questions can also be submitted prior to the webinar by emailing them to: Nancy.Thomas@dese.mo.gov (indicate "Webinar Question" in the subject line).  All questions submitted, whether prior to or during the webinar, will be answered and posted on the DESE website.

Staff from the Special Education Compliance Section will present this webinar.  The webinar will be held Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at 9:00 a.m.  The link to the webinar is http://dese.mo.gov/webinar/Webinar10-26-11SE.htm.  If you need an accommodation as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in this webinar, please call 573-751-5739 at least 48 hours in advance of the webinar to discuss the accommodation.