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CADRE, the National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education, will convene its 8th National Symposium on Dispute Resolution in Special Education, Planting Seeds: Growing an Inclusive and Informed Community, October 28-30, 2020. The event will take place in Denver, Colorado at the Renaissance Stapleton. The room rate for the hotel is $169.00 + 15.75% tax. More information about the room block for the hotel will be available soon.

Symposium participants will include OSEP staff, State dispute resolution coordinators, directors of special education, dispute resolution practitioners, researchers, parent advocates, attorneys, educators, service providers, and parents. A Request for Proposals has been posted. The deadline for proposals is March 1, 2020.

Registration will be open in spring 2020!

Keynote Speakers for the 8th National Symposium include:

Nina Meierding - National leader in the field of conflict resolution

Paul K. Chappel - Peace Literacy Director of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

Darlene Sampson, Ph.D. - Equity Specialist Coordinator, Western Educational Equity Assistance Center

Jennifer Wolfsheimer, J.D. - Education Program Specialist, OSEP

OSEP Personnel, TBD

Check back soon for more event details!