CADRE creates products and delivers services that are high quality, relevant, and useful to the field of dispute resolution in special education and early intervention.


CADRE develops products that are responsive to the identified needs of specific target audiences (SEAs, LAs, OSEP-funded parent centers, families, practitioners, and other stakeholders). The majority of CADRE’s products are accessible through this website and cover a broad array of topics, including:  

  • Communication and collaboration
  • Conflict resolution and problem solving skills
  • Diversity
  • Preparing for and learning about dispute resolution processes
  • Student involvement
  • Parent engagement
  • IDEA Regulations
  • Data
  • Collaborative advocacy

CADRE products are in multiple formats, including:

  • Webinars
  • Videos
  • Online learning modules
  • Brochures
  • Fact sheets
  • Guides
  • Training materials
  • Data tools
  • Briefing papers
  • Self-assessments

For a comprehensive list of CADRE’s products, visit the Main Library. Not finding what you need? Please contact us!


CADRE offers an array of services based upon the needs of the intended audience. CADRE staff and consultants deliver select trainings, workshops, and presentations across the country to a wide variety of stakeholders, covering an extensive range of topics. These include:

  • Communication and collaboration
  • Conflict resolution and problem-solving skills
  • IDEA dispute resolution options
  • Alternative dispute resolution practices
  • Family/student engagement
  • System design and improvement
  • Cultural and linguistic competency
  • Data

Please contact us if you are interested in CADRE trainings, workshops and presentations!

Additionally, CADRE delivers services targeted to the specific dispute resolution needs of stakeholders. Examples of services include: