KYCASE Summer Institute
July 10-11, 2018
Lexington, Embassy Suites Hotel

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

8:30 am - 4:00 pm Special Education Legal Updates for 2018 - 2019
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Lunch (provided with your registration) and Annual KYCASE Meeting

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

8:30 am - 9:30 am CCBD Overview of Trauma Informed Care
9:30 am - 12:00 pm KDE Updates from Gretta Hylton and staff from the Division of Learning Services

On Tuesday, Julie Weatherly will present her amazing and informative session on 90 Tips in 120 minutes regarding stressful legal issues, as well as strategies for ensuring that IEPs are developed and implemented consistent with the Endrew F. FAPE standard. She will explain how the Supreme Court clarified the FAPE standard and review how this standard has been applied in recent court decisions. You will gain a greater understanding of what it means to “reasonably calculate” what “appropriate progress” looks like for each student with a disability.

Julie J. Weatherly, Esq. is the owner of Resolutions in Special Education, Inc. with attorneys in Birmingham and Mobile, Alabama and Naples, Florida. Julie is a member of the State Bars of Alabama and Georgia, and for almost 30 years, has provided legal representation and consultative services to school districts and other agencies in the area of educating students with disabilities. She has been a member of the faculty for many national and state legal institutes and is a frequent speaker at special education law conferences. Julie has developed a number of videotape training series on special education law and has been published nationally as a part of her trainings, workshops and seminars. She is the author of the legal update article for the National CASE quarterly newsletter and is a member of LRP’s Special Education Attorneys Advisory Council. In June of 1996, Julie appeared with Leslie Stahl on CBS news program “60 Minutes” to discuss the cost of meeting the legal requirements of the IDEA. In 1998, she was honored by Georgia’s Council for Exceptional Children as Georgia’s Individual who had Contributed Most to Students with Disabilities, and in April 2012, Julie received the National CASE Award for Outstanding Service.

As always, 9 hours of EILA credit will be provided for attending both days of the institute!

Registration Cost:

KYCASE Members: $130
Non-members: $225

Registration Payment:
Please make checks out to: KYCASE

Please Mail Checks to:
657 S. Hurstbourne Pky.  Suite 229
Louisville, KY 40222


New DoSE Institute: July 9, 2018, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm  

Are you beginning your first year as a Director of Special Education? Then you won’t want to miss the New DoSE Institute on Monday, July 9, from 2:00-5:00 pm, at the Embassy Suites Hotel. You will gain a greater understanding of your role and how to manage the many responsibilities that come with your position. A wonderful new resource is being presented this year and dinner is provided. There is NO COST to attend this institute!  IF you are finishing your first year as a DoSE, you are invited to attend as well!  Dinner is on your own.  For any questions, please contact Tammy Williams at

Hotel Information
Embassy Suites
1801 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40511

Embassy Suite KYCASE Room Rates are as follows (not including applicable taxes):

King Suite: $142.95 single/double             Queen Suite: $142.95 single/double

CLICK HERE for hotel reservations in the KYCASE room block.