Retaining Effective Personnel to Serve Children with Disabilities (May 2019)

Celebrating 45 Years of IDEA

Join the Office of Special Education Programs and the U.S. Department of Education as we celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act!

General Information

Meeting Date: 
May 15, 2019
Meeting Location: 
Virtual Event
Meeting Who: 

The event was open to current OSEP Grantees (State and discretionary)

This symposium focused on strategies to retain effective personnel in areas of critical need. The event opened with a message from the OSEP Director, Laurie VanderPloeg, and featured experts and practitioners who discussed strategies for retaining personnel by increasing their knowledge and understanding of evidence-based practices, enhancing their professional development, and supporting their ability to address challenges that detract from longevity in the profession. 

Symposium Recording and Meeting Resources


Additional Information

Interested in learning more about the symposium? Use the links below to explore the recording from the event as well as additional resources.