Educational Decision Makers & Surrogate Parents in Special Education

WHEN: Wednesday, October 11, 2023
WHERE: Zoom Webinar


Guest Presenter: Guest Presenter: Jennifer Grobe, Esq. with McAndrews, Mehalick, Connolly, Hulse and Ryan P.C.

This webinar will cover:

  • What are educational decision makers (EDMs) and surrogate parents? How do they differ?
  • Who can be an EDM/Surrogate Parent, and what is the process to how they are chosen & appointed?
  • What are the responsibilities of an EDM/Surrogate Parent?
  • What role does the school play in these circumstances?


*Registration is required!

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The Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties champions a life of inclusion, opportunity, and equity for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) through advocacy, education, and supports.