Download ASE June 10, 2019 Conference Materials
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: From the Federal Perspective: Special Education – the Promise, the Mandate, the Realities of Special Education
Laurie VanderPloeg, Director of the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), United States Department of Education
PLENARY SESSION: The State of the State: The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education News and Updates - Moving Forward and Building Upon the Lessons Learned During the 2018-2019 School Year.
Dr. Russell Johnston, Senior Associate Commissioner, State Director of Special Education, MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
PLENARY SESSION:Building an Education System That Works for Everyone:
Taking a Hard Look at the Massachusetts Chapter 70 Funding Formula-
Colin Jones, Senior Analyst, MA Budget and Policy Center, focusing on early and K-12 education policy and finance.
BREAKOUT SESSION:From the Perspective of a Legal Expert: “Legal and Legislative Matters Matter”
Paige Tobin, Esq., Murphy, Lamere and Murphy, PC., legal and legislative expert in special education, counselto Massachusetts school districts and consultant to the Massachusetts Administrators for
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