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Regional Training

2018 – 2019 Regional Training


UAPCS offers free training on a variety of subjects to all charter school administrators, teachers, and board members to keep you up to date on all of the latest information in the charter world. Dates and locations subject to change.


Special Education Law


CCID (Center for Creativity, Innovation, and Discovery)

170 West Spring Creek Pkwy, Providence, UT 84332


Presented by J. Lynn Jones 


This training will provide an overview of important laws, rules and regulations related to Special Education and 504. Participants will identify the most important aspects of these federal mandates and will learn what is important to do and to not do in regards to Special Education participants and will gain an appreciation for the powerful effect of the implementation of these laws.


All Utah charter school administrators, board members, teachers and staff are invited to participate in this informative training. There is no charge to attend and a light dinner will be served. Please RSVP by emailing .


J. Lynn Jones is a veteran of education. His administrative experience includes 16 years as a principal and 13 years of responsibility for Special Education, Title I, Indian Education, and several other federal programs. J. Lynn has applied research and training from VitalSmarts to positively impact these programs, as well as student success, in many settings. Over the years, he has seen numerous examples of the positive impact that comes from implementing these crucial skills.

Throughout his career, J. Lynn has engaged with a variety of audiences and specialists in education and has provided training for teachers, administrators, and support staff in both small and large group settings in many different states. He has worked with both regular public schools and charter schools. J. Lynn has also been a keynote speaker for school district “all-hands” meetings and has spoken at state and national conferences for groups including: The National Title I Association, The National Indian Education Association, The National Association of State Special Education Directors, The Utah Special Education Department, and the Utah Association of Elementary School Principals.