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Upcoming Events

Executive Board Meeting: January 25, 2015

Georgia CEC Drive in Conferences:  March 12 , March 26
 For more details go to the Events Tab!!

IDEAS Conference: Information Coming Soon!!

Policy Insider: Legislative Update

Join CEC for Sun, Fun, and the Latest in Policy Developments!

CEC is gearing up for its annual Convention taking place in sunny San Diego, California April 8-11, 2015. As many of you may know, CEC features a wide array of convention workshops and sessions that highlight a number of important subjects while also giving convention goers a chance to earn Professional Development Hours (PDHs). One of our most notable workshops focuses entirely on special education federal policy. What Every Educator Needs to Know About Coming Changes to Special Education Policy In this wide-ranging presentation, CEC’s Policy and Advocacy Director will analyze education policies currently under discussion in Washington, DC, review...

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CEC National Convention

Getting In and Around San Diego

Getting around any new city can be an intimidating and daunting challenge. Luckily for you we have compiled some helpful information about getting into, out of, and around San Diego. By Plane If you haven’t booked your airfare yet, the closest airport is San Diego International Airport (SAN). The airport...

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Tool of the Week

Preparing for the IEP Meeting

This week’s Tool of the Week, “Preparing for the IEP Meeting,” provides a checklist to help ensure that you’re fully prepared for a student’s IEP meeting. This tool comes from A Principal’s Guide to Special Education, Third Edition. What else do you need to be prepared for IEP meetings? Sign up today for David Bateman’s ...

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A BIG Shout Out!!

SCEC Faculty Advisors,
Hope you are having a great summer. Thank you so much for sending your student representatives to volunteer at the 2014 IDEAS conference in St. Simons. They represented you well!! Rebecca

2014 Georgia Yes I Can Award Recipients

Congratulations to Chase, Lindsey, and Jose on their well-deserved Yes I Can Awards! GA CEC is so proud you call GA home!
For more information on these winners please go to our awards page

Reality 101

Some tips for new special educators

While we're waiting for our new bloggers to be selected, here are some tips for new special education teachers from our friends over at the Special Education Guide. They have a great blog, with lots of helpful information for parents...

Thanks for your applications!

We've received another excellent round of applications from some very talented new special educators who want to be Reality 101 bloggers, making our selection process even harder than usual. We're looking forward to another great year here on the blog...

Lisa: Moving fast in slow motion

The end of the year for a teacher is experienced as a unique combination of fast-forward and slow motion. The last few weeks of school are always riddled with end-of-the-year activities that are meant to culminate a school year and...

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