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Breaking News . . . IDEA Webcast May 18th, 2005

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    Troy R. Justesen, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) in the U.S. Department of Education
    Message 1 of 1 , May 13, 2005
      Troy R. Justesen, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office
      of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) in the U.S.
      Department of Education will present this Web cast on Wednesday, May
      18, 2005, from 3:00-4:30pm Eastern; 2:00 Central; 1:00 Mountain;
      12:00 Pacific; 11:00 Alaska; 9:00 Hawaii.
      As the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Special
      Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) in the U.S. Department
      of Education (DOE), Troy Justesen serves as the principal adviser to
      the Assistant Secretary of OSERS on all departmental matters related
      to special education and rehabilitative services. Additionally, he
      is Deputy Commissioner of DOE's Rehabilitation Services
      Administration (RSA).
      Before coming to OSERS, Dr. Justesen served as the Associate
      Director for Domestic Policy at the White House. He also served as
      the Deputy Executive Director of the President's Commission on
      Excellence in Special Education and worked for three years as an
      Education Policy Analyst with DOE in the Office of Special Education
      Programs.
      IDEA 2004 becomes effective July 1, 2005. In this Web cast, Dr.
      Justesen will provide an update on the development of the
      implementing regulations for IDEA 2004. He will outline the next
      steps in the process as well as opportunities for the public to
      provide comment. Additionally, he will address some key issues
      raised during the comment period to help us understand some key
      changes introduced in this latest version of IDEA as well as what
      those changes may mean for students, parents, and schools.
      Please submit questions for the presenter ahead of time to
      webcast@....
      To link to this Web cast and download accompanying materials visit:
      http://www.ilru.org/html/training/webcasts/calendar.html

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      asked
      questions) at: http://www.ilru.org/html/training/webcasts/FAQ.html
      or contact a Web cast team member at webcast@... or 713/520-
      0232 (v/tty).

      This Web cast is supported through the Disability Law Resource
      Project (DLRP), a program of ILRU at TIRR in Houston, Texas. DLRP
      (http://www.dlrp.org/) is one of ten Disability and Business
      Technical Assistance Centers (DBTACs) funded by the U.S. Department
      of Education's National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation
      Research (NIDRR) to provide training, technical assistance and
      materials on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), accessible
      information technology and other disability-related laws.
      The opinions and views expressed in the Web cast are those of the
      presenters and no endorsement by the funding agency should be
      inferred.
      We hope to see you on Wednesday, May 18, 2005!
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