Speaking Engagements & Upcoming Events

Upcoming Speaking Engagements


September 22 & 23, 2022-

“Top Education Cases 2021-2022,” “Understanding ESY” “Legislative Updates 2022,” “Behavior & Discipline” “Homebound,” “Title IX,” “Compensatory Education”
Arivett Law Legal Education Conference, Pigeon Forge, TN.

Presenter: Deanna Arivett, Angel McCloud & Macey Woldt


November 11, 2022-

“Hot Topics in Special Education Law for School Psychologists,”
Florida Association of School Psychologists Annual Conference.

Presenter: Deanna Arivett

Prior Speaking Engagements


April 27, 2022-

"When to Evaluate: Identifying the Triggering Events for Child Find,"LRP's National Institute on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities, Louisville, KY

Presenter: Deanna Arivett


March 10, 2022-

"The Year's Top Special Education Case Law," "Progress Monitoring Data: What's required, relevance in determining FAPE, and significance during the pandemic" & "Prior Written Notices: What to include, why to include, and tips for writing legally defensible PWNS," Connecticut Council of Administrators in Special Education Annual Legal Issues Virtual Conference

Presenter: Deanna Arivett


November 18, 2021-

"This Year's Top Educations Cases," "Case Study: 'Individualized' Education Program" & "Educating Students with Disabilities During the Pandemic" Arivett Law Virtual Webinar

Presenter: Deanna Arivett, Angel McCloud and Macey Woldt


July 28, 2021-

Collecting Legally Defensible Data, Utah Institute on Special Education Law Conference

Presenter: Deanna Arivett


June 10th and 11th, 2021-

Top Education Cases for 2020; TItle XI: Gender Identity; Child Find; COVID 19: Data Collection, FAPE & Contingency Plans; Legislative Updates, Arivett Law Webinar

Presenter: Deanna Arivett, Angel McCloud and Macey Woldt


April 18-21, 2021-

Is your Data Collection Trending in the Right Direction?: Legally Defensible Data Collection During COVID-19, Ask the Experts: Section 504, and Impact of Private BCBAs on the Provision of Behavior Services for School Districts: Whether in School or Providing Online Instruction, LRPs National Institute on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities; Webinar

Presenter: Deanna Arivett


April 5th, 2021-

COVID-19 Implications for Students with Disabilities, TAASE; Webinar

Presenter: Deanna L. Arivett


March 19th, 2021-

"The Year's Top Special Education Cases" & "COVID-19: The Legal Obligations and Ramifications of Hybrid and Distance Learning,” Connecticut Council of Administrators in Special Education Annual Legal Issues Conference, Farmington, CT

Presenter: Deanna L. Arivett


December 8, 2020-

Behavior Discipline, TAASE

Presenter: Deanna Arivett


November 19, 2020-

COVID-19: Implications for Students with Disabilities; Legislative Updates; New Obligations Under Title IV; Top Case Law for the Last Year, Arivett Law Webinar

Presenter: Deanna Arivett and Angel McCloud


October 19, 2020-

Wading through Legal Waters of Behavior, Discipline, and Manifestation Determinations: Tips and Tricks for Making Legally Defensible Decisions & Navigating Child Find, Evaluations, and Eligibility: Legal Issues Faced by School Psychologists, Mid-South Fall Convention, Webinar

Presenter: Deanna L. Arivett and Angel McCloud


August 5, 2020-

Staying Out of Hot Water: Legal Compliance with Student Disability Laws, Arkansas Association of Education Administrators, Webinar

Presenter: Deanna L. Arivett


July 27, 2020-

Preparing for the 2020-2021 School Year during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Determining Special Education Needs and Compensatory Education, Arivett Law Webinar

Presenter: Deanna L. Arivett and Angel McCloud


June 8, 2020-

Special Education Assessments during COVID-19 Pandemic & Compensatory Education After COVID-19 School Closures, Arkansas Association of Special Education Administrators, Virtual Conference

Presenter: Deanna L. Arivett


May 3-6, 2020-

A World in Repair: Compensatory Education after the COVID-19 Pandemic, LRP’s National Institute on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities, Webinar

Presenter: Deanna L. Arivett


December 2-3, 2019-

Developing Appropriate Section 504 Plans: The Ins and Outs of Providing FAPE and Reasonable Accommodations, Tennessee Association for Administrators in Special Education, Pigeon Forge, TN

Presenter: Deanna L. Arivett


Bullying and Students with Disabilities: How to avoid liability for disability-based harassment and FAPE claims, Tennessee Association for School Administrators in Special Education, Pigeon Forge, TN

Presenter: Deanna L. Arivett


School Safety: Managing Dangerous Behaviors Under IDEA, Tennessee Association for School Administrators in Special Education, Pigeon Forge, TN

Presenter: Angel McCloud


September, 2019-

Arivett Law Education Legal Conference, Pigeon Forge, TN

Presenter: Deanna L. Arivett and Angel McCloud


May 8, 2019-

"Legal Issues Faced by Certifying Specialists: Child Find, Evaluations, and Eligibility," LRP's National Institute on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities, Orlando, FL

Presenter: Deanna L. Arivett


April 8, 2019-

"Legally Defensible IEP Team Decisions in Light of Endrew F.," 2019 Tennessee Association for Administrators in Special Education Spring Conference, Lebanon, TN

Presenter: Deanna L. Arivett


March 29, 2019-

"The Year's Top Special Education Cases" & "Avoiding Legal Pitfalls: Identification and Provision of Services to Students with Executive Functioning Deficits," Connecticut Council of Administrators in Special Education Annual Legal Issues Conference, Farmington, CT

Presenter: Deanna L. Arivett


March 19, 2019-

"Evaluations and Eligibility Determinations: Making Decisions that will Hold Water" & "Avoiding Procedural Issues that Deny FAPE," Georgia Council of Administrators of Special Education Conference, Athens, GA

Presenter: Deanna L. Arivett


December 3-4, 2018-

"Bullying and Special Education," 2018 Tennessee Association for Administrators in Special Education Fall Legal Conference

Presenter: Deanna L. Arivett


April 22, 2018-

"IDEA Boot Camp: Tools of the Trade for Today's Special Educator," LRP's National Institute on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities, Dallas, TX

Presenter: Melinda Jacobs & Deanna L. Arivett


April 9, 2018-

"School Safety: Conduct by Students with Disabilities," 2018 Tennessee Association for Administrators in Special Education Spring Legal Conference

Presenter: Deanna L. Arivett

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