Registration is now closed. We hope to see you next year!

This registration process covers both the Special Education Law Symposium and the Section 504 Coordinators Institute

Tuition and Fees: Enrollment is limited, and advance registration is required. Fees for all credit, non-credit, and/or professional development include dinner on Sunday, June 21st and lunch Friday, June 26th. All checks are to be made payable to Lehigh University. Everyone registering for this symposium or Section 504 Institute MUST fill out the registration form.

Non-credit/Continuing Professional credit: $995 for the entire symposium or a per-day option of $295, includes course materials. A special Thursday/Friday two-day rate of $545 is available to school district Section 504 coordinators or others interested in the Section 504 Coordinators Institute. Non-credit participants may pay via credit card by filling out this registration form. Non-credit participants that wish to pay via check or purchase order should fill out this registration form and direct full payment to Shannon Weber, Lehigh University, 111 Research Drive, Iacocca B206, Bethlehem, Pa 18015. Payment is due at the time of registration.  Please contact or 610-758-5557 with any questions.

Credit: Tuition for the 3-credit graduate course is $1,695. Payment is made directly to the Bursar’s office at Lehigh University. The text/binder for the course is NOT included in the tuition; it must be purchased separately. Please contact or 610-758-5557 for details. Individuals seeking credit who are not enrolled at Lehigh must apply for non-degree status; fill out this application for non-degree status (once you’re on the webpage, click “Online Application”). We will provide an application fee waiver code. Please email to request this code. The exam for graduate credit participants: Wednesday, July 8 with alternate exam date to be determined. The exam is open notes; for further information about the exam content or schedule, contact Dr. James Newcomer at

Refund Policy: Cancellations made March 12-May 11 will be refunded minus a $75 fee. No refunds will be issued on or after May 12th.

Professional development available (pending):

  • CLE Credit: Pennsylvania CLE credit (up to 27.5 hours) is available through the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board. As many states have reciprocal agreements with PA for CLE credits, please check with your state’s CLE board to determine if credits will be accepted.
  • Act 48: Pennsylvania Act 48 credits (up to 32.5 hours) are available for the symposium and Section 504 Institute.
  • Act 45: Pennsylvania Act 45 credits are NOT available.