Virtual Workshop – “Being Your Child’s Best Advocate: Special Education Rights for Students After the Pandemic”
Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A virtual workshop for parents, caregivers, professionals and those interested in learning more about special education rights and special education supports
Jewish Child and Family Services (JCFS) Chicago is hosting “Being Your Child’s Best Advocate: Special Education Rights for Students After the Pandemic” on Aug. 11 from 7 – 8 p.m.
Are you concerned about the special education supports your student is receiving?
Curious about what your child’s educational rights are during this changing educational environment?
Join attorneys Tracy Hartlieb and Cera Horste for an overview of special education rights and an opportunity to explore options for families seeking to recover from the educational losses caused by the pandemic.
Register here for the workshop.
- Ms. Hartlieb first began working with students with disabilities as a teacher with the Northern Suburban Special Education District as part of the Northern Suburban Recreation Association. As an attorney, she has provided disability rights advocacy through the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, represented clients at Equip for Equality’s Special Education Clinic, and, most recently, served as the director of JCFS Chicago’s former legal advocacy center. She is a member of the national Council of Parents, Attorneys, and Advocates (COPAA), the Special Education Advocacy Coalition of Chicago (SPEACC), and the Illinois Attorney General’s Special Education Committee.
- Ms. Horste has worked on special education matters since 2018. She is a member of the national Council of Parents, Attorneys, and Advocates (COPAA) and the Special Education Advocacy Coalition of Chicago (SPEACC), as well as the SPEACC subcommittee on CPS policies for handling unwanted student behavior.