Please join HLERK partners Ellen RothenbergCindi DeColaTina Christofalos, and Jeff Goelitz as they present Writing Evaluations That Withstand Scrutiny. This workshop goes beyond the basic requirements of PERA by digging in with actual examples and exercises to provide a practical framework for writing your next evaluation. All District and building-level evaluators are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Eligible for 1.5 hours of Professional Development credit, this workshop is offered at a cost of $40.00 per registrant and is available in either a morning or afternoon session.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Session 1: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. SOLD OUT
Session 2: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE
at the offices of
Hodges, Loizzi, Eisenhammer, Rodick & Kohn LLP
3030 W. Salt Creek Lane, Ste. 202, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Click HERE to register.


As part of the mandatory training for new Board members, IASB will be offering New Board Member Workshops across the state in June and July. As always, HLERK attorneys are partnering with IASB to present some of these workshops. Michelle Todd and Jeff Goelitz will be presenting the New Board Member Workshops in Peoria on June 7 and in Rockford on June 21. We look forward to seeing your new Board members there.

With the end of the school year rapidly approaching, it’s not too early for your special education administrators to begin looking forward to the ISBE Special Education Directors’ Conference in Springfield.
Click HERE for more information.
As always, the IAASE Executive Board meeting will occur right before the conference on Wednesday, July 24, at the Crowne Plaza in Springield. Join Michelle Todd and Bennett Rodick, who will be at the Executive Board meeting and present the HLERK Legal Update (available at www.iaase.org). We look forward to seeing your special education administrators in Springfield. Please contact Michelle if you’d like to schedule a meeting at the conference.
We are pleased to announce that Michelle Todd and Kaitlin Atlas are joining with Tiffany Chavez, Assistant Superintendent at Township High School District No. 113, in presenting to the CASE/NASDSE Joint Conference in Louisville, KY on October 27-29, 2019. Tiffany, Michelle, and Kaitlin will be speaking to the nation’s special education administrators on Navigating Student Mental Health Issues in the School Setting.


Please Save the Date for the IASA/HLERK annual Year in Review conferences.

We look forward to seeing you at the following dates/locations:

October 1, 2019
Marriott Pere Marquette Hotel

October 23, 2019
Doubletree Hotel

Oak Brook
October 30, 2019
Hamburger University