Kimberly A. Caputo
Senior Counsel, Special Education Philadelphia Region
Kimberly A. Caputo, Esquire has been practicing in the area of special education since 1999 where she has been responsible for handling all aspects of administrative due process involving students with disabilities under IDEA and Section 504. Having spent over 25 years in the School District of Philadelphia as both a special education attorney and special education administrator, Kim has a unique perspective on all facets of the educational process having handled hundreds of matters involving identification, early intervention transition programming, related services, discipline, placement (private tuition and residential), and transition services. She has developed and provided extensive training opportunities on IDEA and Section 504 issues and developments in the law to audiences ranging from educators, administrators to students, parents and attorneys.
She is on the advisory board of the Urban Special Education Leaders of Tomorrow program at Drexel University and she is a frequent guest lecturer at local colleges, universities, parent groups and organizations.
- Temple University School of Law, J.D., 1989
- Muhlenberg College, B.A. (English Literature), 1986
Professional Organizations and Activities
- Member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Civil & Equal Rights Committee
- Member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Exceptional Children Committee
- Special Education