Lehigh University’s 46th Special Education Law Conference, The IDEA and Section 504: Special Intersections and New Directions, will take place Friday, May 11 at the school’s College of Education in Bethlehem, Pa.

The registration deadline is Friday, April 13.

The program will begin with a keynote address, “Special Education Case Law: Year in Review.” Session topics will include settlement strategies; school-mental health inter-agency collaboration; school anxiety; the U.S. Supreme Court decision on IEPs (Endrew F.); “child find” issues; behavior intervention; transgender students; vocational needs; charter schools; transition to post-secondary education; attendance issues; the bullying-disability connection; sexual misconduct; and legal ethics.

The Special Education Law Conference is geared toward public school administrators; administrators of private schools for students with disabilities; special education and general education teacher-leaders; higher education personnel; attorneys; school psychologists; social workers; mental health professsionals and parents, among others.

Presenters include notable New Jersey school law attorneys David Rubin, Catherine Reisman, George Holland, Barbara Boyd, Ira Fingles, and Michael Kaelber, former NJSBA director of legal and labor relations services, who retired last year.

The May 11 program will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. in Iacocca Hall on the Lehigh University Mountaintop Campus, 111 Research Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015.

The cost of attending is $195 per person. For more information, visit Lehigh’s website, or contact Theresa Freeman, special programs facilitator.