Leslie Bissinger Golden

Leslie Bissinger Golden

Associate General Counsel, Office of Policy and General Counsel, Valencia College

Leslie Bissinger Golden serves as Associate General Counsel for Valencia College. In this role, Ms. Golden supports the Vice President for Policy and General Counsel by providing legal advice and counseling to the College, participating in the creation and enforcement of College policy, and working with members of the Valencia community to further the College’s interests.

Ms. Golden previously served as an administrator at another institution before coming to Valencia.  Prior to that, Ms. Golden practiced with the firms of Baker & Hostetler and Rumberger, Kirk and Caldwell in Orlando as a civil and commercial litigator.  She received her undergraduate degree in English from the University of Florida and her law degree, cum laude, from Stetson University’s College of Law.

Ms. Golden is a member of the Florida Bar and the National Association of College and University Attorneys. An Orlando native, her community involvement includes the Adult Literacy League of Central Florida and UCF Athletics.

B11. Supporting Students with Disabilities in an Open Access Environment

Salon 10

In this session, we will discuss the unique challenges in providing assistance to students with disabilities in two year institutions.   Through discussion and examples, we will help participants navigate the complexities of the diverse student population found at community colleges, including dual enrollment, transient and FTIC students.  We will also explore the reasonable accommodations process, […]

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