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Disability Awareness Month

Governor Mike Easley signed Senate Bill 753: Disability History and Awareness Month into law on July 27, 2007. The intent of NC Disability History and Awareness Month is to increase public awareness and respect for people with disabilities.

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NC CASE is our state affiliation with the National Council of Administrators of Special Education, which is a division of the Council for Exceptional Children.

We invite any professional who is interested in the policies and procedures that govern the education of students with disabilities, to join our state organization.  Particularly, any individual who is involved in the administration of special education programs at a regional, system or building level, as well as college faculty involved in the preparation of special educators or administrators is encouraged to join.

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NC CASE invites Principals to a special presentation called BULLYING and SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS: What Schools Must Do to Avoid Liability by Melinda Jacobs, Esq.

October 2, 2012 from 9:00-3:00

Registration 7:30-8:45   $100 which includes conference materials, breakfast, and lunch at Holiday Inn Resort, Lumina Avenue, Wrightsville Beach.

Gain valuable information to avoid liability issues at your school regarding bullying and students with disabilities served in the exceptional children programs and Section 504.  Learn about the various types of bullying: verbal, cyber, physical and emotional.  Review landmark case law for bullying.  Learn tips on how to take proactive measures to reduce possible legal action.

Melinda Jacobs is an attorney in private practice in Knoxville, Tenn. and has worked in the field of special education law since 1985.  She represents  school systems exclusively in special education matters.

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NCCASE Annual Fall Conference

2012 Registration Form

Come Join Us!                                Don’t forget your door prize!


Make Check Payable to NC CASE

Name: ___________________________________________

School/Affiliation: ___________________________________

Address: __________________________________________

Email: ___________________________________________

Phone: _____________________   Fax: _______________


uThe cutoff for early registration is 9/15/2012.


Registration Costs

 (Includes Materials, Reception, Breakfast and Lunch)


Case Members                                 Non CASE Members and payments after 9/15                             

_____$ 200.00                                                      ____$ 225.00.00          


______ Principal for the day $100   ______Principal for the Conference $200             


Guest/Spouse (One adult guest per participant adult/Meals Only)

_____$ 85.00


Numbers Required for Member/Subscriber rates:

  ___ CASE Member:        CEC Member ID #__________Expiration Date _______

   ___ CASE Subscriber:   NC CASE Subscriber # _______Expiration Date _______



uu         Special One Day Offer for Principals $100

             (See details attached)

uuu If Principals would like to attend the whole          

            the cost will be $200.00


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Hey Everyone It Is Time To Register for NC CASE 2012!!!!!!

Conference Dates and Location


Holiday Inn Resort

1706Lumina Avenue

Wrightsville Beach NC

Phone: 877 330-5050


1 910 256-2231

Room Rates:   

Ocean Front:  $149.00                    Standard:  $129.00


Early Registration through 9/15


Send/Email/Fax the Registration Form to:

Jana Plemmons

NC CASE Registration

Buncombe County Schools

175 Bingham Road

Asheville, N.C. 28806

Phone (828) 255-5970

Fax (828) 255-5986

Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Make Check Payable to NC CASE, not Buncombe County


If you do not get registered early you must have payment in hand to register at the conference!!!!!!!!!!!

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North Carolina CASE 2012 Annual Fall Conference


Sunday                          September 30, 2012

                  9:00-11:00                       NC CASE Board Meeting

                  5:00–6:00 p.m.              Early Registration


7:00-9:00 pm                Networking/Reception


Monday                                    October 1, 2012, 9:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

                  7:45—8:45          Breakfast

                  9:00-10:15            Katherine Joyce, NC Legislative update

                  10:15-10:30         Break (Sponsored by Kinetic PT)

                10:30—12:00        Building a Sustainable MTSS to Improve Outcomes: The Federal        and National View Robert  Pasternack, PhD Stevan Kukic, PhD

                  12:00-12:45         Lunch

                    12:45-2:00       Realizing the Moral Imperative: All does not mean ALL unless  

                             Action matches Rhetoric (Stevan Kukic)

2:00-2:15          Break   

 2:15-3:15         Leveraging the Common Core to Improve Outcomes for ALL

                            Students (Robert Pasternack)

 3:15-4:15          Special Ed Re-Invented: Putting special Ed in its proper place in

                             The MTSS (Bob and Steve) Where is federal policy going? 

                             Crystal balls, wishing wells, and wild random guesses:

Tuesday                    October 2, 2012

7:45-8:30        Breakfast

8:30- 9:00         Speaker

9:00-10:15        Melinda Jacobs (Bullying and Special Education Students:

                           What Must Schools Do to Avoid Liability)

10:15-10:30     Break

10:30-12:00    More Melinda

12:00-1:00      Lunch

1:00- 2:15         Melinda

2:15- 2:30        Break

2:30-3:30        Melinda

Wednesday               October 3, 2012

7:00-8:00      Breakfast

8:00-8:30        Business Meeting

8:30-9:00       Speaker

9:00- 12:00    Building a Sustainable MTSS to Improve Outcomes: Two

                          District Successes from Florida and Kansas

     12:00-1:00       Moving from being a system of schools to being and acting as a                                                                                                                                                          

                           School System in a district of 85,000 students:

                         The Lee County Story (Larry Tihen, retired Superintendent)


                 1:00- 2:15      All Systems Go!  Using the power of non-negotiables to build a

                        sustainable MTSS in a district of 50,000 students: The Wichita story

                       Denise Seguine, CAO

                       Neil Guthrie, Executive Director, Special Education

2:15-2:30      Break


2:30-4:00    Building a sustainable MTSS: A discussion to build practical,

                       systemic action plans

                       Panelists: Larry Tihen, Denise Seguine, Neil Guthrie, Bob Pasternack

                      Moderator: Steve Kukic