Charter Schools: A Primer for Authorizers (previous title Charter Schools, Special Education and LEA Responsibility) (K-12)

Workshop Date/Time: 

Jan 25 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

The anticipated audience and the instructional materials are intended for K-12.

District Administrators in Districts that have authorized charter schools, Special Education Administrators, and Charter School Special Education Personnel

Charter Schools: A Primer for Authorizers

(previous title Charter Schools, Special Education and LEA Responsibility)

January 25, 2018

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Sonoma County Office of Education
5340 Skylane Boulevard, Santa Rosa, California 95403
Redwood Rooms A & B



Workshop will focus on the law surrounding special education students in charter schools, including:

Whether the chartering authority has any responsibility to offer FAPE;

When a charter school can deny a student enrollment;

Special eduation responsibilites of charter schools  and

What special education placements a charter school is required to offer.

Presented by:

Jennifer E. Nix, Assistant General Counsel

There is a $45 fee for this workshop.

This course meets the qualifications for continuing education credit for LEPs, LPCCs, LMFTs, LCSWs, and NCSP. This course also qualifies for hours of continuing professional development for Nationally Certified School Psychologists, under provider number 1025. The California Association of School Psychologists maintains responsibility for the program and its content. There is an additional $15 per person per workshop fee. If you wish to receive continuing education credit please indicate “CEU” after your name in the online registration. Please contact our office if you have any questions.


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