RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Assistant Professor of Law Lisa Lukasik presented at the North Carolina Council for Exceptional Children’s (NC-CEC) annual conference on Thursday, Jan. 30 in nearby Pinehurst, N.C. Lukasik delivered an hour-long presentation, “North Carolina’s Special Education Litigation: Practical Lessons from a Decade of Data.”
“I am honored to have been invited to share this research at the Council for Exceptional Children’s Conference,” said Lukasik. “The Council’s membership includes not only special education administrators, teachers and support personnel, but also families of children with disabilities. Exchanging ideas with those who work actively every day to improve learning outcomes for children with disabilities was a privilege.”
In addition to teaching at Campbell Law, Lukasik recently accepted an appointment by the State Board of Education to a three-year term as a State Hearing Review Officer in special education administrative appeals.
Lukasik earned her undergraduate degree with honors from Washington University in St. Louis, where she graduated as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her law degree with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law, where she graduated as a member of the Order of the Coif. Her recent scholarship on public school law appears in the North Carolina Law Review and the Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law.
Prior to Campbell Law, Lukasik served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law, practiced education law at Tharrington Smith LLP and clerked for the Honorable Willis P. Whichard, former dean of Campbell Law, on the Supreme Court of North Carolina.
The Council for Exceptional Children, the parent organization of the NC-CEC, is the largest international non-profit professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities and students who are gifted. For more information visit http://nccec.coe.ecu.edu/.
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