Not Just Another Test: How to Effectively Obtain and Interpret Evaluations CLE (EED191025)

October 25, 2019

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

CBA Law Center

30 Bank St, New Britain, Connecticut, United States

Presented by the Education Law Section

About the Program

Understanding a student's strengths and weaknesses is critical to effective representation in education matters. Learn how to determine which evaluations are needed and how to read evaluation results to guide appropriate school-based interventions.

You Will Learn

  • The legal framework for evaluating students under IDEA and Section 504
  • How to determine which evaluations are necessary for individual students
  • How to identify the components of a quality evaluation
  • How to interpret evaluation results
  • The distinction between school-based evaluations and evaluations by private providers, including the differences between independent educational evaluations and outside evaluations

Who Should Attend

New and experienced attorneys working with students in education matters. Attorneys with juvenile, child welfare, and disability practices might also find the session helpful.


(Includes a light breakfast, electronic materials*, and parking in the public garage at 35 Bank St)
Education Law Section Member $90
Government and Legal Service Attorneys** $90
Member $145
, Non-Member $200,
Student Member $15

**Contact our Member Service Center if you are a non-member to receive the $90 rate


John M. Flanders, Connecticut Parent Advocacy Inc., Niantic
Heather Flynn, The Center for Children with Special Needs, Glastonbury
Michael D. Powers, The Center for Children with Special Needs, Glastonbury
Ravit R. Stein, EASTCONN, Hampton
Alicia Estes Ziegler, AEZ Reading, Easthampton, MA

CLE Credit

CT: 3.5 CLE Credits (General)
NY: 4.0 CLE Credits (AOP)

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request.

*Electronic materials are included in the price of the seminar. Any materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. No paper copies will be provided unless purchased separately. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been sent. Cancellations made less than 2 business days prior to event are non-refundable.


Member Service Center
Phone: (844)469-2221