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Protecting Students with Disabilities – Guest Speaker: Claudette Rushing
April 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
On Tuesday April 21st The US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in Seattle will provide training on Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and discuss the resources and complaint process at OCR. The training will be held from 12:00-1:30 Alaska Time and will include a question and answer session. The training will be provided by Ms. Claudette Rushing, Attorney.
*UPDATE: This session will be available through distance delivery – Meeting info will be sent via text and/or email.
No computer? No worries, you can still join us via phone!
Claudette Rushing bio:
Claudette is a Civil Rights Attorney with nearly ten years of experience working with special education disputes. She has worked as an attorney for the US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, was the state IDEA Legal Specialist for Oregon, and worked in general counsel roles for school districts. She also has served as a hearing officer and mediator for special education disputes and has trained vast numbers of parent groups and state agencies from across the country. Prior to her career in law, Ms. Rushing was a classroom teacher for both general and special education students and she loved working with gifted children with dyslexia. She is the mom of a wonderful child and enjoys hiking, reading, and spending time outdoors with family.
Claudette Rushing, Attorney
U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights, Seattle