CEC 2015 Convention & Expo

DDEL Poster Session

Call for Proposals:
DDEL Student Research Forum Poster Session

CEC 2015 Convention and Expo and Expo

San Diego, CA

April 8-11

Proposal Deadline:October 31, 2014

Proposals accepted electronically via email CECDDEL@gmail.com


DDEL is one of 17 special interest groups of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, including students with disabilities and those identified as gifted. DDEL advances educational opportunities for culturally and linguistically diverse learners with disabilities and/or gifts and talents, their families, and the professionals who serve them.

It is the only professional organization dedicated exclusively to the concerns of culturally and linguistically diverse exceptional learners.

In order to join DDEL, you must 
be a member of CEC. It's easy. 
Join today!

Policy Insider: Legislative Update

IES Releases Grant Competitions in Education and Special Education Research and Training for FY 2016

Wednesday April 15, The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) released FY2016 funding announcements for grant competitions in education and special education research and training. The competitions that were released included: • Education Research Grants (84.305A); • Special Education Research Grants (84.324A); • Research Training Programs in the Education Sciences (84.305B); • Research Training Programs in Special Education (84.324B); • Education Research and Development Center Program (84.305C); • Statistical and Research Methodology in Education (84.305D); and • Partnerships and Collaborations Focused on Problems of Practice or Policy (84.305H). Please visit the IES Funding Opportunities page to learn the steps for applying...

CEC Tells Senate to Support Students With Exceptionalities in ESEA

Chairman Alexander (R-TN) and Ranking Member Murray (D-WA) have shared a new bipartisan draft bill to rewrite the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. While the bill does include some important provisions that support students with disabilities, the bill does not go far enough. In fact, high ability students and preschool children are ignored in the bill. In addition, provisions and resources for professionals are not sufficient to ensure a well prepared and supported workforce. The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee began to markup the bill on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. It is expected that the markup will take...

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Call for Papers

Dissertation Abstracts to be published in Multiple Voices

New Scriptwriters

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    John H. Hess

    Brea, CA

    218 Points

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    Anne Sloboda

    Saskatoon, SK

    216 Points

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    Georgia Rutschke

    Powell High School
    Powell, WY

    208 Points

  4. Robin D. Brewer, Ed. D.
    Robin D. Brewer, Ed. D.

    University of Northern Colorado
    Greeley, CO

    198 Points

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    Heyentah Pamela Holzman

    Creative and Performing Media Arts
    San Diego, CA

    178 Points

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