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Southern Tier Task Force

The Southern Tier Task Force is committed to improving educational access and outcomes for students with disabilities through a collaborative regional and statewide network of stakeholders representing a variety of perspectives in addressing the special education needs of students in Broome, Tioga, Tompkins, Chemung, Cortland, Chenango, Otsego, and Delaware counties, as well as New York State.

About the Southern Tier Special Ed Task Force

Bullying and Students

with Disabilities

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

10:00am - 12:30pm

Join us for an overview of laws, school obligations, and strategies for students, educators, and parents.


Patrick Radel, Esq., Partner, Getnick, Livingston, Atkinson and Priore, LLP. Expertise in representing families in matters involving special education law.

Dr. Michael Rozalski, Associate Professor, Teaching, Learning & Educational Leadership, Binghamton University. 

Expertise in classroom and school wide behavior supports, legal issues related to students with disabilities, and violence prevention.

“Bullying can be physical or verbal, in person or through technology.  No matter what form, it interferes with a student’s social, emotional development and school performance.  It can lead to fewer friends, increased illness, declining grades, higher drop-out rates, school violence, and other possible lifelong consequences.” (Bullying and Students with Disabilities, Advocacy Guide prepared by NYS SETF).

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Location: Southern Tier Independence Center
(Helen Keller Room)
135 East Frederick Street
Binghamton, NY 13904

Need accommodations? Contact Sue Ruff, STIC, 724-2111 or at

If local schools are closed due to a weather event, the workshop will be re-scheduled.

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