Special Education and the Building Leader

October 17th, Smoky Hill Service Center - Salina

Research suggests the principal’s role is pivotal in the Special Education process. Few would disagree that Special Education presents one of the major challenges facing school leaders today, unfortunately few school leaders understand how to prepare for this responsibility.

Who Should Attend:

Principals, Asst. Principals,

Special Education Coordinators and Instructors

Topics for Discussion

  • How kids qualify or don’t

  • Leadership with staff

  • Interventions

  • I.E.P. Organization

  • Section 504 Accommodations

  • Transition skills

  • Continuum of services

  • Resources

Join Melynda Kaifes who brings 25 years of special education experience from both the classroom and leadership positions & G.A. Buie who has 20 years of experience as a principal, and has worked in districts who participated in SPED Coop’s and district lead programs, both of which provide their own unique opportunities.

No Cost to school districts who are Members of USA-Kansas Professional Learning Network

$100 for USA-Kansas or KASEA members

$200 for non members

Special Education instructors are free if accompanied by their school principal

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would like to thank our Platinum Sponsors for their support

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