"The NSEAI – BCEA
training is the national standard for identifying qualified special
education advocates. It focuses on the core issues of educational
advocacy and the need for cross training across educationally
related specialties. Thank you so much for this amazing opportunity. I
never stopped learning during the whole program! "
professional organization that addresses Special Education Advocacy
with a focus on educational and clinical expertise vs. just a narrow
legal approach to advocacy."
"This organization respects the
unique contribution that Special Education Advocates bring to the table
– not matter what their original training. My class included teachers,
school administrators, Parents, Students, Psychologist, OTs, S/L
Therapists, RN’s and Lawyers. It is rare, as a professional educator
and school psychologist that I recommend a program so highly. It was a
"It is refreshing not to be considered a
hand maiden to a lawyer without the rights and privileges of a
paralegal. I am not here to write briefs or do legal research, quote
the law and make legal decisions. My goal and NSEAI’s goal is to
address a student’s broad educationally based needs and consult on the
development of an effective IEP or 504 plan. After taking this
training I now feel so much more prepared to do just that and assured
that my client’s children will receive a Free and APPROPRIATE Public Education."
have taken so many seminars. Never have I taken a course of study so
well formulated and broadly based so as to cross train a seasoned
Special Education Advocate like myself to do my job and do it with a
renewed level of excellence."
"I feel great finally being
acknowledged as a BCEA. I have spent years getting training in multiple
areas surrounding education and supporting those with disabilities to
get a FAPE."
"The historic lack of any standards, in this
industry, has allowed poorly-qualified advocates to promote themselves.
NSEAI has set a new national standard now so that everyone has the same
quality information allowing us to effectively advocate. Being a BCEA
is my top ranked professional credential"