The Individualized Education Plan (IEP) During COVID-19

Navigating special education during the pandemic has been challenging for everyone. As we continue the transition to in-person learning, this Lunch & Learn will focus on the Individualized Education Plan.

Board Member Georgianna Junco-Kelman, Special Education Law Attorney & Advocate, will share her expertise and insights on a variety of topics, including:

-What we learned during the pandemic

-How the IEP process will unfold during the remainder of the 2020-2021 virtual school year

-What to expect as we transition to hybrid or in-person learning in the next school year

Georgianna Junco-Kelman is the principal and managing attorney at The Law Offices of Georgianna Junco-Kelman, in Studio City, California. Ms. Kelman’s practice focuses solely on the representation of students with special needs. A staunch advocate of full inclusion, Ms. Kelman is heavily involved, playing a leading role in the disabilities’ non-profit world. Ms. Kelman was born in Cienfuegos, Cuba and immigrated to the United States at the age of 9 years old. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with an emphasis in Public Law, from the University of California at Los Angeles, graduating with Departmental Honors. She earned her Juris Doctorate Degree at the Whittier College of Law in Los Angeles, California and has been practicing law for over 20 years. Her website is