Danielle Gigli handles matters related to special education law, including those related to ADA, IDEA, and Section 504; equity in education, the Office for Civil Rights; and student discipline. While in law school, Ms. Gigli served as a policy clinic intern for the Children's Advocacy Institute, and as the Youth Empowerment Co-Chair and subsequently the Community Outreach Chair for Advocates for Children in Education. Prior to obtaining her law degree, she received a masters degree in early childhood education and worked as a corps member for Teach For America, where she served as a lead teacher of a summer school program for low-income preschool students in Chicago. She subsequently worked as a kindergarten teacher for two years.
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Alerts & Articles
- Governor Newsom’s Proposed Budget Could Greatly Assist Schools in Supporting the Most Vulnerable Student Populations for in-Person Learning01.15.2021
- CDE Releases Learning Continuity & Attendance Plan Template; Elementary School In-Person Instruction Waivers; and In-Person Special-Education Services During Closure(?)08.05.2020
- California Department of Education’s “Stronger Together: A Guidebook for the Safe Reopening of California’s Public Schools” Impact on Special Education06.12.2020