Turning 5: Understanding the Kindergarten Transition Process for Special Needs Schools
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For NYC parents of preschool-aged children who have special education needs, transitioning to kindergarten can be overwhelming. The experienced team of attorneys at the Law Offices of Neal H. Rosenberg have guided thousands of clients through this stressful “turning 5” process. This webinar will explain your legal rights, placement options and share strategies on how to successfully position yourselves for an appropriate kindergarten placement.
Alexandra Hindes is the Senior Associate at the Law Offices of Neal H. Rosenberg. Ms. Hindes attended Brandeis University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and went on to receive her Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School. For the past seventeen years, Ms. Hindes has been actively involved in education policy issues and advocacy. Ms. Hindes has devoted her career to working on behalf of students with disabilities and helping families navigate the special education process. Ms. Hindes is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey.
Jenna L. Pantel has been an associate at the Law Offices of Neal H. Rosenberg since 2007. She graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse University. Ms. Pantel was first drawn to education law and policy by taking many courses within their School of Education. Ms. Pantel then graduated magna cum laude from the University of Miami (UM) School of Law. She taught Street Law to Miami public school students and received honors in trial skills from UM’s highly acclaimed Litigation Skills Program. Ms. Pantel is a member of the Council of Parent Attorney and Advocates (COPAA) and is on the Board of Trustees of Amber Charter Schools. She chairs its Education Committee.