Nissan Bar-Lev is the Director of Special Education for Cooperative Educational Service Agency # 7, a consortium of 38 school districts, and is one of 3 partners in the Wisconsin Special Education Mediation System. He serves on the Executive Board of the Wisconsin Council of Administrators of Special Services, and co-chairs the Special Projects Committee. Nissan is a member of the national Council of Administrators of Special Education Board of Directors, a member of the Wisconsin PBIS Advisory Council, and is also a member of the National IDEA Partnership Creating Agreement team.

Clip 1: As much as any special education director I've ever met, you recognize the value that comes from collaboration with parent leaders and other stakeholders. I'm wondering, based on that experience, and also the work that you've done as one of the founders of the Wisconsin Special Education Mediation System, what are some lessons that you've learned?

Clip 2: As you think about Wisconsin and the state system are there aspects of that system that you believe particularly contribute to it's success?

Clip 3: Anything else you'd like to say?

Contact Information:

Nissan Bar-Lev
WSEMS Partner
Cooperative Educational Service Agency #7 (CESA 7)
530 W. Main Street
Chilton, WI 53014

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