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Exceptional Children Conference 2020

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Special education law professionals gather virtually this year to learn about today’s most relevant issues—join them!

Attend the premier education event for child attorneys, school district attorneys, hearing officers and advocates 

Connect: learn, exchange, and share the passion with other special education professionals and create exceptional education opportunities for exceptional children! 

Today’s most critical issues are explored by attorneys and professionals who practice in this area every day. Ask questions and challenge concepts—there is no better way to enhance your practice and build your reputation.

Gain a balanced perspective on all issues 

Each hour is team-taught by a balanced panel of school district and parent/child attorneys. Gain the competitive advantage by hearing how a case is handled from both sides of the “v”! 

Are you a parent of a child with exceptionalities? 

The ECC offers you first rate instruction for advocating for your child.

Perfect for:

  • Attorneys 
  • Hearing officers 
  • Advocates representing children, families, and school districts 
  • School administrators and teachers 
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about educational rights for children 

The Schedule

Welcome & Remarks by PBA President David E. Schwager
Welcome & Introduction to the Day by PBA Legal Service for Exceptional Children Co-Chairs Jennifer M. Bradley & Thomas C. Warner

COVID and Special Education: Prominent Questions Answered and Solutions Offered to Support a Tumultuous School Year
Heidi B. Konkler-Goldsmith, Tanya A. Alvarado, Anne E. Hendricks, Sharon Wolff Montanye, Brooke E.D. Say & Jonathan D. Steele

COVID and Special Education (continued) 

Year in Review 
Andrew E. Faust & Caryl Andrea Oberman

Negotiating Settlement Agreements During Difficult Economic Times 
Tim Gilsbach & Angela Murphy

Psychological Testing 
Holly Cohen, M.Ed, NCSP & Dina Del Amo, Psy.D.

Ethical Considerations
Amy Brooks, Michael C. Connolly & Charles W. Jelley, Esq., LLM, Moderator

Planned and Developed by the PA Bar Association Legal Services for Exceptional Children Committee
Who better to hone in on the most important and emerging issues affecting today’s special education law practitioner? Join the Committee for their 2020 conference, designed to highlight the most relevant legislation, regulations, and programs affecting exceptional children and their families. If you’re not a member yet, join today!

This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 6 hours of CLE credit in substantive law and 1 hours in ethics.

Recorded in October 2020.

Practice Areas


Tanya A. Alvarado Esq. Law Office of Tanya A. Alvarado, LLC
Amy T. Brooks Esq. Wisler Pearlstine, LLP (Blue Bell)
Holly Cohen M.Ed, NCSP
Michael J. Connolly Esq. McAndrews, Mehalick, Connolly, Hulse and Ryan P.C. Law Offices (Berwyn)
Dr. Dina del Amo Psy.D.
Andrew Ellsworth Faust Esq. Sweet Stevens Katz & Williams LLP (Southeast)
Timothy E. Gilsbach Esq. Fox Rothschild LLP (Blue Bell)
Anne E. Hendricks Esq. Levin Legal Group PC
Charles W. Jelley Esq., LLM Office for Dispute Resolution (Hbg)
Heidi B. Konkler Esq. Bradley Goldsmith Law, LLC
Jennifer M. Lukach Esq. Bradley Goldsmith Law, LLC
Sharon W. Montanye Esq. Sweet Stevens Katz & Williams LLP (Southeast)
Caryl A. Oberman Esq. Law Offices of Caryl Andrea Oberman LLC
Brooke E. D. Say Esq. Stock and Leader
Jonathan D. Steele Esq. Steele Schneider
Angela J. Uliana-Murphy Esq. Murphy & Murphy
Thomas C. Warner Esq. Sweet Stevens Katz & Williams LLP (Southeast)
Faculty may vary by location.
PBI reserves the right to substitute speakers at all programs.
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