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Convening at the
Academy for Educational Development
Washington, D.C.

1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20009

Keynote Addresses by Edie Primm, Senior Advisor, Justice Center of Atlanta, and Dudley Weeks, Internationally Renowned Mediator, Trainer & Consultant.

Symposium Outcomes:

  • Participants will receive information on how to improve practices across the expanding dispute resolution continuum including conflict prevention and early resolution processes
  • Participants will acquire advanced conflict management skills and knowledge critical to the effective resolution of special education disputes
  • Participants will gain a better understanding of the effective management and coordination of dispute resolution systems
  • Participants will receive the latest information on research in the field of special education dispute resolution
  • Networks of state and local dispute resolution coordinators, practitioners, educators and families will be strengthened
  • CADRE’s role as the leader in capturing knowledge, identifying best practice standards, disseminating emerging practices, and cross-pollinating the fields of special education and dispute resolution to resolve issues in the best interest of the child will be enhanced


Introduction from Marshall Peter, Director of CADRE:


Alexa Posny, Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services: