P: 541 686 5060 | F: 541.686.5063


Location & Contact

3411-A Willamette St.
Eugene, OR 97405
(The Dunn School Building)

Phone: (541) 686-5060
FAX: 686-5063

CADRE: The Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education

Funded by the Office of Special Education Programs at the United States Department of Education, Direction Service serves as the lead agency for The Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution In Special Education (CADRE). CADRE operates as the National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education and supports all fifty states, the U.S. territories and the Bureau of Indian Affairs in utilizing the full continuum of conflict resolution options. CADRE leverages the experience of individual and organizational leaders to provide efficient, effective and high quality technical assistance. These affiliations include a unique blend of parents and professionals, expertise in technical assistance and extensive knowledge of dispute resolution practices. CADRE builds its activities, products and services around the needs of state and local education and early intervention systems, families, educators, service providers, parent centers, and dispute resolution programs and practitioners. CADRE core partners include: Direction Service; Resourceful Internet Solutions (RIS); National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE); The National Dissemination Center (Formerly NICHCY); The Technical Assistance ALLIANCE for Parent Centers at PACER (Alliance); and Teaching Research at Western Oregon University.

Visit the CADRE at www.directionservice.org/cadre