Leaving Gifted Kids Behind

Join us March 24th, 2015 for an afternoon conference in assisting Philadelphia residents with laws governing gifted children as well as more information about gifted services. Purchase your tickets here

1:00 to 4:00 P.M.

Speakers: Sonja Kerr; Co-Presenters: Pending

This session will assist the participants understand the requirements of Pennsylvania law governing gifted children, as well as to learn practical tips for ensuring gifted services, including a discussion about the racial composition of gifted services.

This session is co-sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania School of Policy and Practice. The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice is a Pre-approved Provider of Continuing Education for Pennsylvania licensed social workers.

Tickets & Format:

Seminars can be attended in person or via webinar. The Law Center is an approved provider for CLE and social worker credits. Unfortunately, we are not able to provide CLE credit for attorneys who attend via webinar. We will provide a certificate of attendance for upload consideration for Act 48 professional development with local educational agencies.

We offer a variety of half-day training sessions, and occasionally provide abbreviated evening programs. Scroll down to view the full schedule and topics.

Tickets (Click here to buy tickets):

  • Attorney Ticket: $200
  • General Admission: $100
  • Webinar: $50 (Limited number of tickets available)
  • “Pay What You Can” and full scholarships are also available. You can purchase “Pay What You Can” tickets through any of our Eventbrite pages. If you are interested in a scholarship, please contact Jason Fortenberry at jfortenberry@pubintlaw.org or at 267-546-1316. To purchase tickets for individual sessions, use the links included in the session descriptions below

2014-2015 Calendar

All courses are held in-person at the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia located at 1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

April 21, 2015: Your Right to a Fair Shot: Discrimination Claims, Post-Secondary and the Professions

1:00 to 4:00 P.M

Speakers: Sonja Kerr; Co-Presenters: Chuck Weiner

This session recognizes the critical role of the ADAAA, 504 and Chapter 15 to meet the needs of students with a variety of disabilities who do not qualify for special education services. The participants will be exposed to recent cases and practical strategies in formulating 504 service agreements.

Purchase tickets here


Questions? Email jfortenberry@pubintlaw.org or call 267-546-1316.