Jane Williams Presents at Council for Exceptional Children Annual Event
New Britain, PA – Partner Jane M. Williams of Sweet, Stevens, Katz & Williams LLP was a featured presenter at the 2020 conference of the Pennsylvania Council for Exceptional Children (PACEC), a virtual program held in October, in collaboration with the Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center. Titled “Advocating Equity for All Learners,” the event sought to connect families and professionals to share best practices and resources for students with disabilities and special health care needs.
Williams, along with attorney Liliana Yazno-Bartle, presented “Solutions to Challenges of Providing Virtual Special Education Services,” discussing the challenges that virtual instruction introduces into the special services mix and how students, teachers and parents can face and overcome them.
PACEC's mission is to improve the education and quality of life for children who are gifted or require special education; the PEAL Center works with families, youth and young adults with disabilities to help them understand their rights and advocate for themselves. Click here to learn more about the event or its sponsors.
With over 25 years in practice, Jane Williams is among the most experienced attorneys in Pennsylvania currently representing school entities in special education and student matters. She provides both proactive and defensive representation in all phases of special education litigation. She is a well-regarded speaker and consultant on special education and other education law-related topics, and is a past president of the Pennsylvania School Board Solicitors Association.
Sweet, Stevens, Katz & Williams, LLP was formed in 1995 by nine experienced education lawyers who created the first private law practice in Pennsylvania dedicated entirely to Education Law. Since then, the firm has grown to 20 attorneys who represent over 290 school and municipal entities as Solicitors or as Special Counsel in more than 50 counties throughout Pennsylvania.
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