How to Prepare for and Defend OCR Cases

June 22, 2017 at 1:00pm EDT

By: Jennifer Castillo, Esq.

Course Description: This webinar examines the role of the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and what to expect if your agency or school becomes the subject of a civil rights complaint or investigation.  We will review current trends and discuss what administrators need to know in terms of receiving, responding to, and resolving complaints filed with OCR.


  • $235.00 for Live Webinar
  • $235.00 for Online Recording (available via internet, no CPE credits awarded)
  • $340.00 for both Live Webinar and Online Recording

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CPE Credits: 1.5 (Details Below)

Who Will Benefit: This webinar is of value to all federal granting agencies, federal grant recipients, and everyone who works with federal grants, including:

  • Grant and program administrators
  • School administrators
  • State, district, school, nonprofit personnel

By the end of the webinar, attendees will:

  • Attendees will learn how to avoid liability by learning Section 504 obligations, regulations and guidance.
  • Attendees will learn about the OCR investigative process.
  • Attendees will learn how to respond and investigate OCR complaints.
  • Attendees will learn about common Section 504 implementation pitfalls.
  • Attendees will be equipped with helpful tips and strategies to ensure compliance with Section 504 and avoid costly investigations.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be submitted in writing to at least 48 hours prior to any webinar to receive a full refund.

CPE Information

Duration: 75 minutes of presentation then time for questions (no longer than 90 minutes total).

Prerequisites: None

CPE Credits: 1.5 CPE Credits awarded upon completion of the audio conference (as verified through attendee participation checks throughout the webinar) and post-conference survey.

The CPE credit(s) may be accepted as continuing legal education credits or other applicable credits in your state; however, attendees are responsible for their own credit approval and for meeting any state requirements.  Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC makes no guarantee or assurance that the CPE credits received will apply to any other program or state requirements.

Where: Your office or conference room, per internet connection

Recommended Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge – Technical

Program Knowledge Level: Overview

Advanced Preparation: None

Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based

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