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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. Get a comprehensive overview of legal liabilities in IEPs and 504 plans from our experienced faculty. Take away valuable information you can use to spot potential issues in your school's IEP and 504 plan process. Order today!
Presented by Erin D. Gilsbach and Timothy E. Gilsbach
ERIN D. GILSBACH is an of counsel attorney with the law firm of Steckel and Stopp in Pennsylvania and the executive director of EdLaw Interactive, an organization that provides school law training to educators and school leaders nationwide. Ms. Gilsbach is an experienced speaker at the state and national levels. She provides legal consulting services and a wide variety of school law training programs to school districts, charter schools, non-public schools, school leader organizations, educator associations, parent groups, and other organizations. In addition to special education issues, she specializes in legally defensible policy and procedural development for schools, trending legal issues regarding technology and education, nursing and school health services, truancy prevention, child abuse prevention and mandated reporting, educator evaluation and discipline, and a variety of other school law topics. Ms. Gilsbach currently serves as the president of the PSBA Solicitor's Association and is a member of the Board of Directors of the NSBA Council of School Attorneys. She earned her J.D. degree from the Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law.
TIMOTHY E. GILSBACH is an attorney with King, Spry, Herman, Freund & Faul, LLC, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He is a member of the firm's education group, concentrating his practice in the area of special education. Mr. Gilsbach defends school districts, intermediate units, and charter schools in all phases of special education litigation, from state level administrative hearings to federal court appeals. He also advises clients on a wide variety of other educational law issues, including the handling of student records. He is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law and Messiah College.