Special Education Law for All Educators

EDZU 9758 (3 credits / 45 hours)

Location: Online
Instructor: Aimee Keller

Start Date: 05/31/2023
End Date: 07/03/2023

Course Syllabus

This course will focus on special education law and how it applies to all classrooms that educate students with special needs. Regular and special educators will learn how to meet the requirements of the IEP and better understand the special education process as a whole. The class will review mandates of various federal public laws that impact the educational programs and services of our students with special needs. This class is open to all grade levels and subject areas.


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Professional Development Options:

Graduate: $575.00
Only courses taken for professional development graduate credit can receive an official university transcript.

In-Service or CTLE Professional Development

You can only receive one type of certificate,
please register accordingly. There will be
no switching of certificate status after the
start date of a class.

In-Service: $270.00
Completion of this course taken for in-service credit will provide an NYCTD, Inc. Certificate of Completion


New York CTLE: $270.00
Completion of this course taken for CTLE credit will provide a New York State Verification of Hours Certificate from NYCTD, Inc.

Teachers enrolled in this course will...


  • the requirements and changes made to special education as per the amendments made in IDEA 2004.
  • the laws and terminology designed to protect the rights of students.
  • the processes of identification and classification.


  • how the special education process affects teachers, students, parents and administrators.
  • how Transition Planning impacts students’ programming.
  • why special education law is critical to the educational needs of special education students.

and Be Able To

  • identify the implications of special education law and how it affects their district, school and classroom.
  • apply the various aspects of special education law to the educational programs and services of our students with special needs.
  • create positive change in the services we provide for students with special needs.

and much, much more!

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