Legislative Advocacy

2023 Legislative Platform for the 118th Congress

CASE Policy and Legislative Committee is pleased to share the CASE Legislative Platform for the 118th Congress. The platform focuses on three main priorities: attracting, preparing, and retaining high-quality educators reflecting the diversity of our students; fully funding the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA); and providing mental health support for students and families.


Special Education Legislative Summit (SELS) 2024

July 29-August 1, 2024
The Westin Alexandria400 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA 22314

The Special Education Legislative Summit (SELS) is an advocacy opportunity for leaders to learn more about federal legislation and meet with their Members of Congress to share important issues in special education.  

More information can be found on the SELS website


Dates for SELS 2025: July 13-16, 2025


60 Minutes with Myrna

Monthly Legislative Updates and Topical Discussion

Myrna Mandlawitz, CASE Policy & Legislative Consultant

Myrna Mandlawitz
Stay up-to-date on the most important education happenings in Washington D.C. with "60 Minutes with Myrna". Held the second Tuesday of each month, Myrna shares her expert knowledge and highlights current legislative trends important to special education administrators.  Join sessions live, engage in Q&A with Myrna, and enjoy conversations with colleagues from across the country! 
Register on the Member's Only Page


2024-2025 Meeting Dates

  • September 10, 2024
  • October 8, 2024
  • November 12, 2024
  • December 10, 2024
  • January 14, 2025
  • February 11, 2025
  • March 11, 2025
  • April 8, 2025
  • May 13, 2025
  • June 10, 2025