Podcast Episode 20: Early Dispute Resolution in Special Education

Chances are, one reason you got into mediation was to make a difference. Have you ever thought about getting into special education mediation?  In this episode, Ashley Rosenthal–special education mediator, IEP facilitator, and alternative dispute resolution consultant–provides an overview of early dispute resolution in special education. Podcast Episode 20: Early Dispute Resolution in Special Education


Ashley Rosenthal

I am an experienced administrator whose programmatic designs crux on student empowerment, equity, alternative dispute resolution, and mindfulness. Reflective teaching practices lay the groundwork to disrupt systematic inequities inherent in our educational system. Drawing directly from this, all of my school-based teacher-trainings work to unearth implicit biases hidden at the… MORE >


Veronica Cravener

Veronica Cravener is a mediator and trainer for Mediate to Achieve, LLC, based in Columbus, Ohio, USA.  She has mediated more than 500 disputes across areas such as landlord-tenant, contracts, consumer-business, personal injury, neighbors, individual disputes over money, and post-employment disputes.  She is experienced at mediating by text message in… MORE >

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