Section 504 Spring Legal Updates

Region 7 ESC Section 504 Spring Legal Updates
 
Date: February 29, 2024
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Region 7 ESC
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About the Workshop
Join us for an insightful workshop on Section 504 Spring Legal Updates featuring Amy Foster, a senior associate with the esteemed Eichelbaum Wardell Hansen Powell & Muñoz law firm. Amy, a former Special Education Coordinator with over seven years of experience, brings a wealth of knowledge to this session.
 
Workshop Highlights
  • Explore Best Practices: Amy will delve into best practices to enhance your understanding of Section 504 and disability rights.
  • Common Pitfalls: Learn to navigate common pitfalls associated with Section 504 compliance.
  • Recent Developments: Stay updated on the latest developments in Section 504 and how they may impact your educational institution.
Why Attend?
The Office of Civil Rights is set to generate new regulations for the first time in 50 years. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and stay ahead of the curve.
 
Meet the Speaker: Amy Foster
Amy Foster, Attorney at Eichelbaum Wardell Hansen Powell & Muñoz, P.C., has been a senior associate with the firm since February 2016. Her unique background as a former Special Education Coordinator equips her to offer creative and practical solutions to the challenges faced by educators. Amy is not only a workshop speaker but also available for staff development training. Her expertise extends to improving internal processes for compliance with federal and state regulations, especially in the areas of special education and Section 504.
  • Former SPED Teacher & Coordinator: Amy's seven years of experience as a Special Education Coordinator provide a deep understanding of the demands on educators.
  • Advocacy & Defense: Amy delivers a spirited defense when litigation is unavoidable, assisting with some of the most challenging issues facing Texas educators.
  • Educational Background: Amy holds a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from Texas A&M University and a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the Texas Tech School of Law in Lubbock.
  • Professional Affiliations: Amy is licensed to practice law in Texas state courts and the United States District Court for the Northern and Western Districts of Texas. She is a member of the Austin Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, and Texas Council of School Attorneys.
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