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The Bureau of Special Education's 18th Annual Back to School Virtual Event

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Special Education Recovery and Resiliency
September 15, 2021- 9:00-12:00


Part I – Live Session 9:00-10:15

Charlene Russel-Tucker Bryan Klimkiewicz

Welcoming Remarks: Charlene Russell-Tucker, Acting Commissioner of Education

Bureau of Special Education Updates: Bryan Klimkiewicz, Special Education Division Director


Part II – Live Session 10:30-12:00

Bryan Klimkiewicz

Special Education Recovery, Presented by Julie Weatherly

Julie will share her expertise by describing and summarizing the evolution of compensatory education prior to and during the pandemic, highlighting current court cases and lessons learned, and providing a national perspective on special education recovery efforts as it relates to CT’s current framework.

Julie J. Weatherly, Esq. is the owner of Resolutions in Special Education, Inc., a special education law firm in Alabama. Julie is a member of the State Bars of Alabama and Georgia and for thirty-five years has provided legal representation and consultation to school agencies across the country in the area of educating students with disabilities.


Downloads and Supporting Materials

Bureau of Special Education Update Slides - Morning Presentation
2021 CSDE Staff Photo Directory
Covid Stipend Powerpoint
Communtities of Practice Flyer
Keynote Presentation Handout

NEAT: Targeted Assistive Technology (AT) Services Designed For You

CT-SEDS IEP Quality Training Registration:

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Additional Info

  • Resource Topic: Special Education
  • Source: SERC, CSDE
  • Year of Publication: 2021
  • Resource Type: Article (web page), file: .PDF, Video