CANCELLED: Creating a Legally Defensible IEP

Thursday, September 20, 2018-Thursday, September 20, 2018
The registration period has closed for this event.

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Registration open through 9/20/2018 10:59 PM Central Time (US & Canada)

Participants in this workshop will look at common procedural and substantive mistakes in the development of IEPs that have significant legal implications. How will you can participate and facilitate IEP meetings in ways that will assist in avoiding legal disputes? An overview as well as hands-on practical strategies and examples will be provided.


Cindy D’Ambrosio has spent her career working to meet the individual and unique learning needs of special education students and supporting families in hopes of improved lifelong outcomes. She has served as the assistant director for CASE for the past five years. This position has provided her the opportunity to facilitate and coordinate professional development, recruit, coach and evaluate talented staff and lead  and support special education initiatives across CASE and member districts.  Prior to coming to CASE, Cindy served as the Director of Elementary Programs at NTDSE in Morton Grove, Illinois, as an assistant principal at Madison Elementary School in Skokie and most importantly as a special education teacher.    In her free time, Cindy enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.

Continuing Education

This event does not meet the ISBE requirements to provide professional development hours or CEU credits, however you will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion.


Free of charge for CASE member districts and staff (Districts 15, 16, 41, 44, 87, 89, 93).
$100 for the training for all other registrants. Materials are included unless otherwise noted.

CASE Itinerant Services Office

1104 N. Main Street
Lombard, IL 60148

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The Cooperative Association for Special Education (CASE) is a joint agreement between Marquardt School District 15, Queen Bee School District 16, Glen Ellyn School District 41, Lombard Elementary School District 44, Glenbard Township High School District 87, Community Consolidated School District 89 and Community Consolidated School District 93 in DuPage County. CASE provides varied supports so that each member district can offer a complete range of services to students with special needs between the ages of 3 and 22 years.