Tara Moffett, Partner at Girvin & Ferlazzo, practices in the area of education law in the Albany area. She frequently presents on topics related to special education law and the current issues affecting students with disabilities. Read more about Tara’s upcoming legal presentations and the ones she has already given in the Albany area this year.

Upcoming Special Education Law Presentations

On April 18, 2018, Tara Moffett will be co-presenting: “Making a Case for SSI, SSD & OWPDD Eligibility: What School Professionals, Parents and Service Providers Need to Know” at the 21st Annual Special Education Conference hosted by the New York State Special Education Task Force. The conference and presentation will be at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy. Additional information, including how to register for this program, can be found at the Annual Conference website.

At the NYSSBA Annual Convention and Educational Expo in New York City from October 25-27 2018, Tara Moffett, Partner at Girvin & Ferlazzo, will be co-presenting “Assistive Technology for Special Education Students” to offer an overview on assistive technology developments and legal obligations to support students with disabilities in schools.


Recent Special Education Law Presentations from Tara Moffett

Tara has recently presented at a number of special education law events and symposiums, providing guidance and information on key topics to school district staff, administrators and other educational stakeholders. Here are the highlights from Tara’s special education law presentations in the Albany area.

WSWHE BOCESCSE Chairs Presentation

On January 18, 2018, Tara presented to the Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex Board of Cooperative Education Services Committee of Special Education (WSWHE BSOS CSE) at the Gick Road Campus.

Tara’s two presentations, Special Education Law Updates and Questions and Answers Related to Independent Educational Evaluations, helped to provide clarity and legal insight on a number of recent changes to special education law.

Capital District Special Education Task Force Presentation

On February 21, 2018, Tara co- presented “Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) & McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act: What’s New and What Do You Need to Know?” with Christen Smith from LASNNY on behalf of the Capital District Special Education Task Force at the Colonie Library.

As an attorney who practices in the field of special education law, Tara understands not only the legal and procedural details of special education law, but also understands its national significance and context. For questions about special education law, education law, or other legal fields, contact the Girvin & Ferlazzo law office today.