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This library contains CADRE resources as well as State, Lead Agency and Parent Center resources. Please note that CADRE makes no endorsement of the State, Lead Agency and Parent Center resources included here, nor of any policies, procedures, processes, or documents specific to any item.

About the Webinar: This webinar will present the results of a systematic analysis of a representative sample of complaint procedure decisions and hearing officer decisions in five of the most active states. The comparison will be not only between these two systems for the total sample but also among the five state subsamples. The three dimensions of the comparison will be (a) the issue categories, (b) the outcomes, and, for the parent-favorable outcomes, (c) the remedies. About the Presenter: Perry A. Zirkel is university professor emeritus of education and law at Lehigh University, where he...

AFC - Advocacy Skills - A Guide to Help You Advocate for Your Child's Educational Rights

AFC - Guide to Early Intervention

AFC - Guide to Impartial Hearings

AFC - Short Guide to Impartial Hearings

AI - Preparing for Special Ed Mediation/Resolution

AJE - Facilitating Change

AJE - Fact Sheet

AJE - The Special Education Process

AK PTI - IEP Meetings: What to Expect Before, During & After the Meeting

APEC - Communication Skills

APEC - IEP Conflict vs. Collaboration

APEC - IEP Tips for a Successful Meeting

APEC - Resolving Disputes in Special Education

ASK - Alternative Methods of Conflict Resolution

ASK - Becoming Part of the Solution: Exploring Alternative Methods of Conflict Resolution

ASK - Communication Matters

ASK - Improving Communication: Tips for Parents and Educators

Video of Beyond Mediation and Facilitation: Exploring Early Resolution Options About the Webinar: Across the nation, states are developing innovative ways to respond to and prevent conflict. This webinar will showcase three early resolution practices that have been adopted by SEAs in Washington State, Georgia, and Louisiana. These practices attempt to minimize conflict by increasing the capacity of systems and individuals to meaningfully collaborate and problem solve. Participants will hear Scott Raub speak about Washington’s Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Parent Liaison...
In collaboration with CADRE, the IDEA Partnership has developed a Dialogue Guide on the important topic of dispute resolution. Using CADRE's work on early and innovative dispute resolution processes, the Partnership has developed both an Executive Summary of CADRE's document Beyond Mediation: Strategies For Appropriate Early Dispute Resolution In Special Education and a Dialogue Starter for Dispute Resolution. Dialogue Guides are models for conducting interactive discussions across stakeholders (families, practitioners, professional associations, professors, policymakers, legislators) in...

Breaking Barriers: Reaching the Hard to Reach - Webinar

CDIC - Individualized Education Plans (IEP) ARD Meetings and Changes in the IEP

Video of Community Led Systems Change in a Public School District through Parent Participatory Evaluation A captioned recording of this webinar, along with the transcript, will be available within the next few days. Participatory Evaluation empowers those who are closest to the matter to take the lead in the evaluation. Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) launched the Parent Participatory Evaluation (PPE) program in the fall of 2018. By partnering with parents from five culturally-specific groups (African American, American Indian, Hmong, LatinX, and Somali), MPS engages parents to identify...
On January 9, 2013, CADRE hosted a free webinar with guest presenter Tricia Jones, Conflict Coaching: Its Value in Special Education Dispute Resolution . Video of CADRE Webinar - Conflict Coaching: Special Ed Dispute Resolution, Tricia Jones 1.9.13 About the Webinar : Conflict coaching is a one-on-one process that helps someone in conflict gain a better understanding of the conflict and how s/he may manage conflict constructively. Increasingly used in workplace and community conflicts, this session explored how it may help parents, educators and special education dispute resolution...