Seminar to explore IEP and 504 plans

National Business Institute will present "IEP and 504 Plan Legal Workshop" on Friday, May 3, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Detroit North-Troy, 400 Stephenson Hwy. in Troy.

IEPs and 504 plans are essential tools to ensure positive learning outcomes for many students. They also have the potential to cause legal issues for schools if they aren't properly planned and carried out. The faculty for this comprehensive overview will discuss legal liabilities in IEPs and 504 plans.

Attendees will learn how to:

- Ensure students get the tools they need to succeed by properly determining if they are eligible for an IEP or a 504 plan.

- Employ classroom observations of students' behaviors that are useful in determining disability manifestations, as well as legally defensible documents.

- Conduct IEP meetings that include all the necessary players, and know what to do if someone is unable to attend.

- Handle situations where an IEP just isn't working and modifications are immediately needed.

- Create behavioral intervention plans that properly take into account the information contained in functional behavior assessments.

- Properly protect the legal rights of students with IEPs and 504 plans in situations where discipline codes are broken.

Cost for the seminar is $359 which includes audio CD and course book. To register, call 1-800-930-6182 or visit

Published: Fri, Apr 12, 2019