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Section 504: What Parents and Students Need to Know

March 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn the similarities and differences between Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and 504 plans. The training will cover what Section 504 is, what schools must do because of it, the criteria for students to qualify for a 504-accommodation plan, and how 504s differ from IEPs. We will also cover how Section 504 can help students with disabilities through high school, in college, and the workplace. Information on 504 grievance procedures will also be provided.


Learning Objectives:

Learn Parents’ and Students’ rights under Section 504.

Learn about the evaluation and implementation of 504 plans.


Presenter: Ann Zielke is new to the team at WI FACETS having joined as the Parent Training and Information Center Trainer in November. As a parent who understands firsthand the complexity of navigating the special education system in Wisconsin, she is passionate about the importance of accessible and informative parent education and training. She is a fierce advocate for her daughter and all children with disabilities, and she looks forward to serving families across the state with WI FACETS.


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