The Ombudsman: Equitable Services under ESSA

June 7, 2018 at 1:00 pm

By: Leigh Manasevit, Esq., Jennifer Castillo, Esq.

Course Description – This webinar will review the role of the newly created ombudsman position under ESSA Title I and Title VIII. The experiences of four state ombudsmen occupying this position will be addressed. The discussion will include:  best practices, formation of cooperative relationships, timelines and documentation for consultation, complaint procedures, and monitoring. The session will include time for Q and A.


  • $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
  • Grant program staff
  • State, district and school personnel
  • Program monitors
  • Auditors

Learning Objectives:

  • Attendees will learn best practices and tips from ombudsmen from different states.
  • Attendees will learn how the ombudsman can be a part of consultation in a meaningful way.
  • Attendees will learn about the ombudsman monitoring and enforcement responsibilities.
  • Attendees will be equipped with helpful tips and strategies to ensure compliance with the ombudsman’s responsibilities under Title I and Title VII and avoid costly finding.

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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