TNAHEAD 2020: Clear Vision for a New Decade
Monday, March 16, 2020 at 2:00 PM (CST)
to Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 12:00 PM (CST)
The featured speaker for this year’s preconference and keynote address will be Salome Heyward. Salome Heyward is a civil rights attorney with over 40 years’ experience in the field of disability discrimination law and disability management. Dr. Heyward is also the president of Salome Heyward & Associates. Her accomplishments include the following:
Author of Higher Education and Disability (LRP Publication, updated 2009); The FMLA Handbook (2002), Graduate Schools and the ADA (2001) and Access to Education for the Disabled, along with numerous other articles/publications related to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973;
Contributor author for the Disability Compliance for Higher Education newsletter (Wiley Publications 2013-2014).
Legal advisor for the Educational Testing Service (ETS);
Senior staff attorney (12 years) for the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights;
Dr. Heyward is frequently sought out by media personnel to provide legal background for their productions concerning disability issues, e.g., NBC, CNN, ESPN, the New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, and the Chronicle of Higher Education. Dr. Heyward’s firm, Salome Heyward & Associates helps postsecondary institutions, agencies and employers develop and maintain effective and compliant ADA/Section 504 programs and services.