Presenter: Ty T. Manieri II
Ty T. Manieri II is a Legal Specialist with the Louisiana Department of Education. He coordinates state-wide special education dispute resolution processes including mediation, due process hearings, and state complaints.
He also advises the Department and the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education about policy and procedural issues arising under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and other federal and state laws affecting students with disabilities.
Ty helps compose sections of the Department's Annual Performance Report measuring Louisiana's compliance with the dispute resolution requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
He previously he worked with the Oregon Department of Education, was a research assistant at the University of Oregon, Salem, OR, and at Our Lady of Holy Cross College in New Orleans.
• Juris Doctor, May 2008 – University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene
• Master in Education, May 2005 – Our Lady of Holy Cross College, New Orleans
• Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, May 1999 – Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Member, August 2008 to present – Oregon State Bar Association
Annual attendance at regional and national conferences concerning the application of state and federal law regarding individuals with disabilities; including the Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education, the CADRE Symposium on Dispute Resolution in Special Education, and the Office of Special Education Programs' Leadership Conference.
Regular presenter at the annual Oregon Department of Education/Confederation of School Administrator's Fall Conference for Special Education Administrators on numerous topics relevant to special educators; including special education dispute resolution, disciplinary protections for students with disabilities, and legal constraints on the use of restraint and seclusion in schools.