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Save the Date: School to Prison Pipeline CLE/CEU 3.3.2017

Join P&A and the ACLU for a CLE/CEU on School to Prison Pipeline issues, focusing on the interaction between the special education and juvenile justice systems.  Space Limited   Cost: $75 per person

When: Friday, March 3, 2017 | 9:00 am – 4:15 pm | (Registration starts at 8:30)

Where: Midlands Technical College Northeast Campus/Center of Excellence for Technology | Auditorium Room 105 | 151 Powell Road | Columbia, SC 29203

Continuing Education Credit: SC Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization and general contact hours for social worker re: 6 hours.

Cost: $75 per person

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8:30-9:00 Registration

9:00-9:15 Welcome and Introduction

9:15-11:00 Overview of the IDEA Discipline and Complaint Systems
Barbara Drayton, Esq., South Carolina Department of Education
Peter Keup, J.D., South Carolina Department of Education
Amanda Hess, Esq., Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc.
This session is an overview of the rights of students with disabilities in the school discipline system, and of the most effective ways to remedy violations.

11:00-11:15 Break

11:15-12:15 Obtaining services to keep children in school–basics of Functional Behavioral Analysis and Behavioral Improvement Plans
Christine Christle, Ed.D., Associate Professor, Department of Educational Studies, University of South Carolina
Amanda Hess, Esq., Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc.

12:15-12:30 Pick up lunch

12:30-1:00 Panel—Pushing children out of education–the disturbing schools statute and zero tolerance policies
Susan Dunn, Esq., American Civil Liberties Union
Derek Black, J.D., Professor of Law, University of South Carolina School of Law

1:00-2:00 School Resource Officers; the Richland County Sheriff’s Department agreement with the United States Department of Justice
Joseph Ryan, Ph.D.,  Stanzione Distinguished Professor of Clemson LIFE
First Sergeant W. J. McDaniels, B.S., MPA, Richland County Sheriff’s Department

2:00-3:00 Representing juveniles with special educational needs in Family Court.
Joshua Gupta-Kagan, J.D., Assistant Professor of Law, University of South Carolina School of Law

3:00-3:15 Break

3:30-4:15 Richland County Public Defender’s Office Holistic School Re-entry Project
Aleksandra Chauhan, Ph.D., Esq., Richland County Public Defender’s Office
Mike Mathison, Esq. Richland County Public Defender’s Office
Yolonda Marshall, BSW, M. Counseling, Richland County Public Defender’s Office