KIDS, FAMILIES, SCHOOLS & THE LAW:
Working Together for Success
October 24-25, 2014
Great Falls College - MSU
2100 16th Avenue South, Entrance A
Great Falls, Montana
Plan to attend this two day symposium featuring presentations from experts in the fields of special education law, community and school-based mental health services, assistive technology, and transition services. Ron Hager, Senior Staff Attorney with the National Disability Rights Network, will be a presenter both days. Ron has specialized in disability law, particularly special education, since 1979. Montana attorneys Bea Kaleva and Andree Larose will present with Ron. Professionals from Shodair Children’s Hospital, Children’s Mental Health Bureau, Office of Public Instruction, and Brett Gilleo, MSC, LCPC, LMFT, will present Saturday morning on Community and School Based Mental Health Services and Coordinating Mental Health Systems in Montana. The afternoon will focus on Assistive Technology and Transition Services with professionals from MonTECH, Great Falls and Bozeman Public Schools, and the state Disability Employment and Transitions Division. Click here to download the symposium brochure.
|Parents, Family Members, and Students: $50
|Attorneys receiving 7.0 CLE credits (pending): $165
|Teachers receiving OPI Renewal Units (6 Units-Friday; 6 Units-Saturday): $85/day
|Teachers, Administrators, Psycologists, Counselors receiving 12 OPI Renewal Units (both days): $165
|Teachers, Administrators, Psycologists, Counselors receiving 1 CU Credit (pending) for both days: *$85
(*An additional $100 must be paid directly to MSU-Northern via Great Falls College-MSU for the CU credit.)
What is included in my registration fee?
CLE Credits, OPI Renewal Units, CU Credits* and processing for applicable participants
Valuable information prepared by presenters
Who should attend?
Students, parents, foster parents, family members, college students,
teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators, service providers,
psychologists, counselors, and attorneys
To register, please click here to download the registration form, or
call 1-800-245-4743 or (406) 449-2344.
Please register early as seating is limited.
A limited number of scholarships are available for parents, family members, and students. Please contact email@example.com or (406) 441-4813 to request a scholarship or if you need an ADA accommodation.
Disability Rights Montana has reserved a block of rooms at LaQuinta Inn & Suites, located at 600 River Drive South, Great Falls. The group rate is $83 plus tax. Be sure to ask for the group room rate. Reservations: 406-761-2600.
HURRY: Room block will be released on October 2, 2014.
This two day event is sponsored by Disability Rights Montana in collaboration with Great Falls Public Schools, Great Falls College-MSU, and Parent's Let's Unite for Kids (PLUK).
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