Boulder, CO (November 1, 2018) –Gov. John Hickenlooper has appointed Elliott Hood, an associate at Caplan & Earnest, a Boulder-based full-service law firm, to the Colorado Disability Funding Committee.

Hood is part of Caplan & Earnest’s Education Law and Litigation practice, where he supports school districts in special-education (IDEA), employment, expulsion, and appellate matters, and advises districts on the constitutionality of school policies and actions, school finance, tort liability, and charter schools.

The Disability Funding Committee maximizes support for new and innovative programs benefiting Colorado’s disability community by raising and distributing funds as authorized by the Laura Hershey Disability Support Act.

“I am really impressed with Disability Funding Committee and am thrilled to be part of a group that assists innovative programs serving our state’s disability community,” Hood said.