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We understand the need for a multi-faceted partner who can offer extensive training in every area of public agency law. At Lozano Smith, our attorneys present numerous workshops each year as part of our workshop curriculum. Through partnerships with clients and leading associations throughout the state, you’ll find a wide range of professional development opportunities. We invite you to explore our Frequently Requested Workshop Listing, Webinars, Hot-topic workshops, or any of the conference sessions below. For more information on these workshops, or to schedule a training for you, please contact Client Services or your nearest Lozano Smith office.

The Role of the Board President

The Role of the Board President

This online training is designed for Board Presidents to understand their unique role on a school board and how they can effectively lead and advance the District's interests and goals.

This training is open to all school district within t...

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Part I: COVID-19 Considerations Related to FAPE and IEP Compliance - Challenges for the Experienced Special Education Practitioner<br/>(Recorded Presentation)

Part I: COVID-19 Considerations Related to FAPE and IEP Compliance - Challenges for the Experienced Special Education Practitioner
(Recorded Presentation)

In Part 1 of the four-part series, we will focus on an advanced discussion of the requirements for substantive FAPE under the IDEA. Specifically, we will be considering alternative school settings such as distance learning and emergency closures and...

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Part II:  Advanced Issues in Child Find, Special Education Eligibility, and Exiting - Focus on COVID-19<br/>(Recorded Presentation)

Part II: Advanced Issues in Child Find, Special Education Eligibility, and Exiting - Focus on COVID-19
(Recorded Presentation)

This session, the second in the 4-part strand, will focus on case law interpreting eligibility and age requirements under the IDEA, including problem-solving and analysis of complex cases involving child find or initial eligibility determinations, an...

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Part III:  Addressing the Mental health Needs of Students, with Emphasis on COVID-19 & Emergency Circumstances<br/>(Recorded Presentation)

Part III: Addressing the Mental health Needs of Students, with Emphasis on COVID-19 & Emergency Circumstances
(Recorded Presentation)

In Part 3 of the four-part series, we will engage in an advanced discussion of social-emotional and mental health issues, as they arise in the era of distance learning and emergency closures. Due to necessary changes in instructional approaches, in ...

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Part IV:  Overcoming COVID-19 Liability Hurdles: How to Address Learning Loss, Remediation, and Compensatory Education<br/>(Recorded Presentation)

Part IV: Overcoming COVID-19 Liability Hurdles: How to Address Learning Loss, Remediation, and Compensatory Education
(Recorded Presentation)

This session, the final in the 4-part strand, will focus on any distinctions between loss of learning, as well as subtle distinctions between remediation and compensatory education. Presenters will discuss the body of cases relating to distance lear...

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Untangling Comp-Ed Complications

Untangling Comp-Ed Complications

Compensatory education is a perennial issue in special education; and will now be at the forefront of special education as students transition back to an in-person learning model for the 2020-2021 school year, and have annual IEPs reviewing their pro...

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Round Table Open Discussion

Round Table Open Discussion


• Open discussion around topics.
• Ask questions from the recorded material.
• Virtual version of a traditional in-person table talk.....

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Employee COVID-19 Vaccinations: Legal and Practical Considerations

Employee COVID-19 Vaccinations: Legal and Practical Considerations

School districts throughout California are evaluating options and implementation measures related to the vaccination of employees. This webinar highlights legal, practical and policy considerations.

Key focus areas include:
-Pol...

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Exit Stage Right

Exit Stage Right

• An In-Depth Look at the Unique Issues Related to Graduating and Exiting Students from Special Education in the Age of COVID.
• While graduation and the resulting exit from special education should be a joyous occasion, the COVID-19 pa...

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