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Essentials of Section 504 for Counselors September 22, 2023

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Full course description

Course Description

  • This course will cover all the essential process and procedures needed for school counselors to comply with federal Section 504 Law. This includes timelines, best practice, and a look as some common pitfalls and difficulties. The full course is helpful for both school counselors in the role of a school 504 coordinator and those who are not.
  • Lead Learner (Facilitator): Jenn Gherardini
  • Credit(s) and Type: 2 Hours Compliance


Target Audience

  • Admin/Pro-Tech, Certified Staff
  • Open to Substitute Teachers = Not at this time
  • Open to Student Teachers = Yes 
  • Open to Charter School Staff = Yes 
    • Charter Certified 


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Course Outcomes

Here are the outcomes for the course:

  • Participants will understand the Why behind Section 504 Plans.
  • Participants will understand current DCSD processes and procedures related to section 504 to include completion of related forms.
  • Participants will understand their responsibilities as a school counselor and/or school 504 coordinator in relation to Section 504.
  • Participants with become familiar with common issues and pitfalls.