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Serving Students with Disabilities in the Least Restrictive Environment

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1050 First St. NE
First Floor, Eleanor Holmes Norton II

OSSE's Division of Systems and Supports, K-12 will host a training on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. on serving students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment (LRE). The goal of this training is to ensure that LEAs understand LRE requirements and to provide strategies for maintaining students in their LRE. The session is geared to local education agencies (LEAs) and schools that serve District of Columbia students and are responsible for the delivery of special education.  

The training will provide information on:

  • Federal and local requirements pertaining on special education 
  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
  • District of Columbia Municipal Regulations (DCMR) 
  • LEA obligations
  • Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)
  • Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)
  • Continuum of educational placements
  • Overview of OSSE’s Placement Oversight Process
  • Strategies for maintaining students in their LRE
  • Case Study Analysis

For more information or questions, please contact OSSE's Special Programs Unit at [email protected].