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​nassau County

Herricks Comunity Ctr.

999 Herricks Road

New Hyde Park, NY 11040

Phone: 516.248.2222 

Fax: 516.248.2290

Suffolk County

490 Wheeler Road

Suite 165 C

Hauppauge, NY 11788

Phone: 631.234.0467

Fax: 631.234.4069

Nassau: 516.248.2222  

Suffolk:  631.234.0467

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The Long Island Advocacy Center, Inc. (THE LIAC) is a private non-for-profit agency dedicated to
protecting the legal rights of students and individuals with disabilities 

The liac.org 

This conference is designed for parents, students, educators, advocates, attorneys, youth, and human service professionals.

The purpose is to provide strategies that can be used by parents and professionals to increase students' success and reduce truancy, school failure, suspension and referrals to juvenile justice system.  

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FEES
EARLY REGISTRATION – BEFORE 10/23/17
$50 – Professionals
*$35- Professionals – early registration
$25- Parents and Students

​*$10- Parents and Students – early registration
Includes: Coffee, Lunch and Conference Material
Questions regarding this conference may be directed to:

AnnMarie Fitzpatrick 516-248-2222 x 10 
 Barbara Morell 516-248-2222 x 22

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THURSDAY, November 16th, 2017   8AM-2:30 PM Morning Coffee and Lunch Included
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center 225 Eastview Drive, Central Islip, NY

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LIAC PRESENTS:  2017 Education Law Conference

​                                          PROGRAM
8:30   Welcome
8:35   Gigi Cappelli Memorial Scholarship
8:50   School Cultures that Engage Today's Families
           Wantagh Elementary School

           Dr. Randee Bonagura, Jessica Zimmer
9:35  Disproportionality-A Journey Towards Positive Change

           Matthew A Krivoshey, PsyD.

           South Hungtington UFSD 
10:15  Reducing Ethnic and Racial Disparities 
            Dr. Cherise Pemberton, Administrator

10:55   Questions and Discussion

11:15   Working with Challenging Youth- Understanding their Anger

            Dr. Carol Carter, CEO/Co-founder 

            Nancy Forestiero, Mental Health Director

            Sunshine Alternative Education & Prevention Center

12:00   Complex Trauma & the Impact on Education

             The Silent Struggle

              Sheri-Ann Best LCSW-R 
12:45    Lunch – Panel 

             Nassau County Juvenile Detention Center Work with Art

             LaQueta Robbins-Kennedy, Director 

             Salvatore Laura- Recreation Therapist
  1:50   Collaborative Panel

            PINS - JD- Youth- Staff- Advocates- Working Together