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What's Next? Legal Options for Parents When an ARD Meeting Wasn’t Enough
Special Guest Presenter: Colleen Elbe, Disability Rights Texas

Join us on April 16 at 12:15 p.m. CT as Colleen Elbe, Disability Rights Texas, discusses options for dispute resolution including the benefits and drawbacks of each option. Special education dispute resolution options include mediation, facilitated ARD/IEP meetings, special education complaints, and due process.

If you have questions about our statewide or collaborative webinar series, please contact Meagan Sanders at

Partners Resource Network is a non-profit agency that operates the Texas statewide network of Parent Training and Information Centers - PATH, PEN and TEAM. Texas PTI’s are funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).

To learn more about our free services to parents of children with disabilities, please visit our website at or call us at 1.800.866.4726

Apr 16, 2019 12:15 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Colleen Elbe
Senior Attorney and Regional Manager @Disability Rights Texas
Colleen Elbe is a Senior Attorney and Regional Manager with Disability Rights Texas in Lubbock, Texas. Colleen graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of New Mexico and a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Friends University. Prior to law school, she worked for a state family preservation contractor providing therapy to families at risk of losing their children to the foster care system. Colleen is a graduate of Texas Tech School of Law where she was a Board of Barristers member and graduated with a Health Law Certificate. After graduation from law school, Colleen received a fellowship from Equal Justice Works to represent students with disabilities facing illegal suspension or expulsion.