Laura Jurgensen

Assistant Director

As an assistant director on the Special Education and Title Services team at the Kansas State

Department of Education (KSDE), Laura brings her expertise as an attorney to the oversight of the

team’s integrated accountability efforts. This includes dispute resolution, integrated monitoring

and technical assistance across special education and title requirements, SPP/APR

responsibilities, significant disproportionality, and oversight of the state’s seclusion and restraint

requirements and technical assistance. Laura has been with KSDE for eight years, five as an

attorney and three in her current position.