Special Education Legal Consortium (SELC)

2019-2020 SELC Workshop

For 20+ years, this professional development event has equipped thousands of educational leaders with the tools and best practices to improve services for students with special needs. Based on regional trends and attendee surveys, this 2019-2020 series introduces customized topics.

Join your colleagues for this signature half-day workshop and secure your spot today!

Spring 2020 Workshop

The MELT (Major and Essential Legal Topics)

Legal Update: This crowd-favorite examines the most significant court and administrative decisions of the past year. This year’s expanded MELT will also highlight recently passed and pending laws and their impact on special education programs.

Home Instruction vs. Home Hospital Instruction – When is it appropriate to recommend out-of-school placement?

Is there a difference between Home Hospital Instruction (HHI) and home instruction? This presentation will discuss the apparent increase in requests for HHI/home instruction and the red flags raised by such requests. What do you need to do to respond to a request for HHI, or home instruction, in a manner that is legally complaint? Attendees will learn the pitfalls to avoid and the step-by-step approach for responding to an HHI request.

Legal & Practical Perspectives for Effective Mental Health Programs

Since the passage of AB 114, school districts have grappled with how to effectively provide mental health services to students who need them. This interactive presentation will delve into these issues, and specifically address:

  • Who should receive mental health services?
  • Who can provide mental health services?
  • What options do school districts have for setting up successful mental health programs?

Visalia Unified School District

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Visalia Unified School District
Board Room
5000 W. Cypress Ave
Visalia, CA 93277

Workshop Time


8:00 - Continental Breakfast and Registration
8:30 - Workshops
12:00 - Adjourns