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Alaska CEC Board

The following individuals make up the current board of directors:
President: Brad Baumgartner
Vice President: Robyn Schroeder
Treasurer: Heather Batchelder
Secretary: Krista James

The following individuals make up the Regional Representatives:
Southeast Seat A: Bill Finch
South Central Seat B: Sandra Charlestream
Interior Seat C: Abigail Paul
North Slope/West Coast/Rural Seat D: LeEsia O’Sullivan
Kenai Peninsula/Kodiak/Aleutians Seat E: Vacant

Other important individuals include: CEC Liaison to the Alaska Statewide Special Education Conference: Joanne Healy
CEC Membership Chair: Stephanie Nafpliotis
CAN Representative: Vacant

Thank You CEC Members!

Super-Hero (that's what you are) t-shirts were distributed to members who attended the Alaska Statewide Special Education Conference in February. Thanks to all members who assisted distributing the remaining t-Shirts to CEC members across Alaska!

Brad




 

Contact

For additional information concerning the Alaska Council for Exceptional Children email Brad Baumgartner, Alaska CEC President at bradleyleo@gmail.com

Current CEC Member?Join our Board!

We are recruiting for the following Board positions. Please contact Brad Baumgartner (bradleyleo@gmail.com) to learn more about Seat E & CAN Representative Positions!

Kenai Peninsula/Kodiak/Aleutians Seat E: VACANT

CAN Representative: VACANT

Reality 101

The following is a link to proposed changes for the IDEA:https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2016/03/02/2016-03938/assistance-to-states-for-the-education-of-children-with-disabilities-preschool-grants-for-children#h-54.

   

The following document is a letter concerning pending legislation (HB 102/SB 103).  The letter is by David Kohler, who is Chair of the Education Committee of the Governor's Council for Disabilities and Special Education: HB 102-SB 103 letter FINAL(1).pdf

Resources

Alaska Special Education Handbook: https://education.alaska.gov/tls/sped/pdf/Handbook/AK_SPED_Handbook.pdf

Alaska Department of Education and Early Development Standards: https://education.alaska.gov/akstandards/cultural/cultural_standards.pdf

Center for Parent Information and Resources: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/nichcy-gone/

Alaska Statewide Mentor Project: http://asmp.alaska.edu/

Alaska Teacher Placement: http://alaskateacher.org/

Guide to Implementing the Alaska Cultural Standards for Educators: https://education.alaska.gov/akstandards/cultural/cultural_standards.pdf

CAST.Org (Universal Design for Learning): http://www.cast.org

Alaska Staff Development Network: http://asdn.org

Anchorage School District Summer Academy: http//asdk12.org/pld/asdsummeracademy

National Center on Intensive Intervention: http://www.intensiveintervention.org/

Alaska K-12 Science Curricular Initiative: http://www.aksci.org/


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State Conference

The next Alaska Statewide Special Education Conference (ASSEC) will be February 4th through the 10th.  For more information, visit: https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1871360 or visit ASSEC's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ASSEC-Alaska-Statewide-Special-Education-Conference-218695781561598/

Join Now

Follow this link to see our new membership costs under Xceptional membership options. School District Packages are awesome and the free webinars will help with professional development. Take advantage of the $300 savings in the new group rate.

Congratulations to Teacher of the Year Sandra Charlestream

Congratulations

Congratulations to mini-grant Recepiants Robyn Meyer and Miranda McCourt as well as Mary Lillie.


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Upcoming Events

 Alaska Statewide Special Education Conference, Main Conference Feb. 5th-7th, Anchorage, AK.  For more information, visit: https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/default.aspx?EventID=1871360

 

Council for Exceptional Children Convention and Expo, Feb. 7th-10th, Tampa, Florida.  For more information, visit: http://www.cecconvention.org/

  


 

 

 

 

     
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