The University Faculty Senate Committee on Disabilities Issues
The City University of New York

Enabling Access to Excellence

CUNY Events for CUNY Disability Awareness Month - April 2005

[Reception - April 8]  [Training- April 11 and 12]

1) The Difference Makers - Reception in Celebration of CUNY Disability Awareness Month
[This invitation is also available in pdf format]

The City University of New York cordially invites you to a reception In celebration of CUNY Disability Awareness Month .

Date: Friday, April 8th , 2005
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Place: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
899 Tenth Avenue
6th Floor - Foyer

The following honored guests will be recognized for their outstanding leadership and service on behalf of members of the University community with disabilities:
Senator Serphin Maltese
Acclaimed Recording Artist Maureen McGovern
Assemblymember Ron Canestrari
Please R. S. V. P. by : April 1st, 2005

Lisa Smith
(646) 344 - 7277

2) Cultures of Accomodations Through Disability Compliance / CUNY Training  - April 11 / 12, 2005
*Training Materials will be available on this site shortly *
[This invitation is also available in pdf format]

A Training in Recognition of Disability Awareness Month

Date: 04/11/05 – 04/12/05
Time: 8:30 am — 5:00 pm

Newman Conference Center
Room 750

Who should attend?

Special thanks to :
for their support of this professional development opportunity.

Jeanne M. Kincaid - Biography
Jeanne M. Kincaid is a 1982 graduate of the University of Oregon School of Law and a shareholder in the Portland, Maine law firm of Bernstein,
Shur, Sawyer & Nelson, P.A., and Advanced Educational Solutions, an educational consulting division of the firm. 

Ms. Kincaid’s legal practice emphasis is representation of schools and universities on issues concerning both students and employees with disabilities.  She writes and lectures widely in the area of disability law and education.

For many years she served as a special education hearing officer and mediator for the State of New Hampshire. Ms. Kincaid has served as an adjunct faculty member of the University of New Hampshire's Graduate School of Education, Antioch University and Franklin Pierce Law Center. She previously served as an advisor to AHEAD, a national organization whose membership consists of higher education staff that coordinate services for students with disabilities.

Ms. Kincaid formerly held staff attorney positions with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, the Oregon Department of Education and served as a hearing officer for the Oregon Bureau of Labor and the New Hampshire Department of Education. Ms. Kincaid has
authored book supplements to Section 504, the ADA and the Schools and is a contributing author to the national publication Disability Compliance for Higher Education.

The Program

DAY ONE - April 11th, 2005
8:30 am - 9:30 am Breakfast & Registration

9:30 am 10:00 am Welcoming Remarks

Seminar 1

10:00 am-12:00 pm Equal Employment Opportunity

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm LUNCH

Seminar 2

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Confidentiality &Record Keeping

Seminar 3

1:45 pm - 3:00 pm Facilities Access

DAY TWO - April 12th, 2005
8:30 am - 9:30 am Breakfast & Registration

Seminar 1
9:30 am 11:00 am Defining Disability

Seminar 2
11:00 am-12:30 pm Reasonable Accommodations (Part I)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm LUNCH

Seminar 2
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Reasonable Accommodations (Part II)

Seminar 3
3:00 pm — 4:00 pm The “Hidden Challenge”

Seminar 4
4:00 pm— 5:00 pm Dialogue on “Critical CUNY Compliance Issues”

Registration for the Cultures of Accomodation Training Program

101 West 31st, 12th floor
New York, NY 10001
Fax #: 646 344 7249
Attn: Lisa Smith -

RSVP by April 4th, 2005, with name, campus, title, mailing address, telephone, fax, email, and the dates and sessions you plan to attend.

If you require any reasonable accommodations to participate in this training, please contact:
Chris Rosa @ 646 344 7257 / Email:

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