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The National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education

"Encouraging the use of mediation and other collaborative strategies to resolve disagreements about special
education and early intervention programs."

CADRE Webinars

Below are links to webinars hosted by CADRE. On each page you will find more information about the webinar and a downloadable copy of the PowerPoint. Recordings are available for most of the webinars.

Webinars from 2016

Trends in Dispute Resolution: What Might 11 Years of National Data Reveal? Presented by Dick Zeller and Candace Hawkins, December 6, 2016

Nature vs. Nurture: Our Brain's Response to Conflict Presented by Lesley Cook and Clare Fowler, September 21, 2016

Constructive Individual and Systemic Approaches to Helping Frequent Filers Presented by Suzanne McDougall & Marshall Peter, July 20, 2016

Creating Change: Student-led IEPs & Youth Engagement as a Dispute Resolution Option Presented by Sarah Grime, Monee Wright and David Friedemann, March 15, 2016

Photo of Ann TurbullMoving Beyond Disputes: Mobilizing and Orchestrating a “Village” When Extensive Change is Required Presented by Dr. Ann Turnbull, January 21, 2016



Webinars from 2015

Using Trauma-Sensitive Strategies to Support Family Engagement and Effective Collaboration Presented by Dr. Elizabeth Meeker, December 3, 2015



Vamos a Prepararnos para la reunión del IEP (Let's Prepare for the IEP Meeting), October 29, 2015

Playing Nicely Together: Family-Centered Practices to Help Practitioners and Families Work Together Moderated by Amy Whitehorne, joined by guest presenters who represent family, practitioner, and technical assistance perspectives, May 19, 2015.

Photo of Ann TurbullTrusting Family-Professional Partnerships: Preventing, Resolving, and Moving Beyond Disputes Presented by Ann Turnbull, April 2, 2015.



Parent Center Initiatives in Early Dispute Resolution Moderated by Philip Moses with presentations from national parent center leaders, January 22, 2015.

Webinars from 2014

Photo of John InglishRestorative Justice Practice in Special Education: Resolving Conflict and Promoting Equity for Students with Disabilities Presented by John Inglish, November 6, 2014.


Photo of Ed FeinbergPractical Strategies for Helping Parents in Conflict: Assisting Divorced or Estranged Parents Through the IEP Process Presented by Edward Feinberg, September 11th, 2014.



Parent Guide Cover ImagesDispute Resolution Made Easy: Using CADRE's Newly Released Parent Guides Presented by Marshall Peter, Staff from OSEP, and Parent Leaders, May 29th, 2014.


Photo of Johnny Lake

Visiting a House on the Other Side of Town
Presented by Johnny Lake, April 24th, 2014.



Image of data chartDispute Resolution National Trends: 8 Years of APR/Section 618 Data
Presented by Richard Zeller and Amy Whitehorne, February 13, 2014.


Webinars from 2013

Photo of woman listeningInclusive Listening: Building Understanding, Supporting Collaboration
(Three part series) Presented by Lorig Charkoudian and Erricka Bridgeford.


Photo of Tracy MuellerMoving Research to Practice: Lessons Learned Regarding Meaningful Home-School Collaboration
Presented by Tracy Mueller, October 2, 2013.

Image of clipboardPart C Dispute Resolution: Customizable Hearing Officer Training Resources

Presented by CADRE's Policy Analyst, Amy Whitehorne, September 11th, 2013.



Moving Forward: Building Effective Family-School Partnerships
Presented by Karen Mapp, August 14, 2013.



The Mediator's Mind: Insights from Psychology and Neuroscience
Presented by Richard Birke, May 1, 2013

Exploring the Cultural Dimensions of Conflict
Presented by Sukh Singh, February 28, 2013

Preparing for Dispute Resolution: CADRE’s Parent Dispute Resolution Resource Showcase
Presented by Philip Moses, January 30, 2013

Conflict Coaching: Its Value in Special Education Dispute Resolution
Presented by Tricia Jones, January 9, 2013

Webinars from 2012

The Impact of the Apology on Communication and Negotiation
Presented by Nina Meierding, November 14, 2012

Re-connecting with the Roots of the IEP/IFSP Process
Presented by Greg Abell, September 19, 2012

IEP/IFSP Facilitation Techniques for Success: Counter Proposals & Consensus-As-You-Go
Presented by Trisha Bergin-Lytton, July 10, 2012

Trust Is Like The Air We Breathe. We Don't Notice It Until It Is Gone.
Presented by Cathy Fromme, March 14, 2012

Webinars from 2010-2011

Looking in the Rearview Mirror: Seven Years of Dispute Resolution Data, Presented by CADRE Senior Policy Analyst, Dick Zeller, December 2, 2011

State Investments in Early Dispute Resolution, Presented by CADRE Director, Marshall Peter, Kerry Smith (PA), Dixie Trinen (PA), and Eric Neessen (IA), October 11, 2011

Engaging with Stakeholders: Exemplary Practices, Presented by CADRE Director, Marshall Peter, Jo Anne Blades (OK), Nissan Bar-Lev (WI), Jan Serak (WI), and Sharon House (OK), July 13, 2011

Using Data to Improve Dispute Resolution System Performance, Presented by CADRE Senior Policy Analyst, Dick Zeller, Andy Eulass (IL), and Pamela McPartland (WA), May 18, 2011

CADRE-DAC Webinar on DR Data Quality & Analysis, Presented by CADRE Senior Policy Analyst, Dick Zeller and Joy Markowitz, DAC, March 1, 2010

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