Thank you for attending and contributing to the success of the 30th Annual PNW Institute on Special Education and the Law in Yakima, Washington, October 7-9, 2013.

The 31st Annual PNW Institute on Special Education and the Law will be held at the Red Lion Jantzen Beach in Portland, Oregon, September 29-October 1, 2014. Please Mark your calendars!


An Annual Overview of Selected Legal Issues Affecting Special Education Administration and Practices

Empirical and practical studies of special education and general education law.

Institute highlights:

Why register?

Who will benefit?

  • Educators
  • School Psychologists
  • Special Education Directors
  • Attorneys
  • Administrative Law Judges
  • Principals
  • Special Education Advocacy Groups
  • Parents
  • Education Administrators

CLE and Clock Hours

CLE: Institute organizers apply for Continuing Legal Education credit from the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) and the Oregon State Bar Association (OSBA). The WSBA approved the 2012 PNW Institute on Special Education and the Law for 10 credits for attending the Institute and 2 credits for each Mini-Course including the Ethics Seminar. The OSBA approved the 2012 Institute on Special Education and the Law for 11.25 credits for attending the Institute and 2 credits for each Mini-Course including the Ethics Seminar. For all other states, you may apply as an individual for CLE credit . The number of CLE credits awarded varies from state to state.

Clock Hours: Educational Outreach at the University of Washington is an approved Washington State Board of Education provider for continuing professional education.The Institute is approved for up to 11 clock hours. The Mini-Courses are approved for 2 additional clock hours each, for a maximum of 6 clock hours.

No additional fees are required to receive the WSBA or OSBA CLEs or Washington State clock hours.