SAM AI 2020 Instructional Leadership Summit Day 1 - Session 2


Session 2 10:45 - 11:45 AM 


What Administrators Need to Know About Special Education - Jenifer Cline & Michelle Halberg 

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 Recording of Live Session



JENIFER CLINE, Montana State Special Education Director

Jenifer is currently the state Special Education Director in Montana and brings a breadth of knowledge and involvement in special education from the local to the national level.  She has worked in the field of special education for 19 years and her experience includes providing direct services to students, directing a special education cooperative, district level special education administration, working in the state special education department, being active at the state and national level by serving as president of Montana CASE and as secretary and on the professional development committee of CASE. 

In these roles Jenifer has experience working with teams, facilitating meetings, communicating effectively with constituents, and driving policy.  Jenifer is committed to refining educational policies and procedures at the local, state and national levels.  Jenifer has presented on administrative topics for ASHA, CASE, MCASE, AERA, CEC and for many individual districts in Montana and Guam. 

Jenifer is an active member of CASE and CEC and has served as the president of Montana CASE, as well as on the professional development committee and as secretary for CASE.  Jenifer has coauthored several articles and book chapters and is the coauthor of Efficient and Effective Management of Resources for CASE, Data: Making it Meaningful for National Professional Resources Inc., A Teachers Guide to Special Education for ASCD, Special Education Law Case Studies: A Review from Practitioners for Rowman and Littlefield, and Special Education Leadership; Building Effective Programming in Schools for Routledge.