Throughout the year, AzCEC and our partner divisions and chapters offer opportunities for learning, collaborating, networking and professional growth. Join us in being the Voice and Vision of Special Education. 

Threading the Needle - May 30, 2018


Register Here - $50, 8:30am -12:30pm

A legal update for special education directors and school administrators based on current events and new legal issues and challenges for schools. Attendees receive new legal updated based on new legislation, new rules/regulations and new policies implemented by the AZ and national government or departments of education issued this spring or going into effect for the new school year. 

Special Education Directors Academy - June 11, 2018

Download Brochure + Register for Full Event Here . . .Pre-Academy Registration on June 11 is only $50, 8am - 3pm

Expert training, coaching and mentoring for Public/Charter/Private school special education directors or administrators. The purpose of the Academy is to assist new directors in the management of special education programs within their schools, while ensuring that the rights of students with disabilities and their parents are protected. The focus is on the core information that special education directors must know to be successful during their initial months of employment and throughout the school year.

The Academy meets five times during the 2018-2019 school year. The Intro Session on June 11, 2018 is only $50. Sessions 1-5 meet across 8-days during the upcoming school year and cost $1150 - see brochure for details of session topics and content. Fees include membership in CEC and SEAA, three local conferences and mentoring from experienced directors. Seats and mentors are limited! 

Special Educators Legislative Summit in Washington, DC - July 8-11

Capitol Hill Planning Guide - $295 Early Bird Registration

At least six members of AZCEC/AZCASE will be representing Arizona in DC this summer - come join us!

This is not your typical “sit and get” event! The summit enables you to take action. First, you will be doing some pre-conference work through conference calls, email groups, etc., in preparation for making your appointments for Hill visits. But don’t worry you will be briefed on the latest proposals under consideration by the Administration and Congress. Then, you will work in collaborative state teams to craft messages and stories that will resonate with policymakers. Most importantly, you will hit the halls of Congress on Capitol Hill meeting your Senators and Representative. It is a fast-paced, action-oriented experience that will leave you knowing that YOU can make a difference! Read more...

Survivors Conference for Special Education Directors - August 24, 2018

Registration coming soon . . .8:30am - 12:30pm

Our annual 1/2 day workshop for public/charter/private school special education leaders, administrators and directors. Learn (almost) everything you need to do your job, thrive and survive yet another year! Get the cheat sheet to your job because what you don't know can hurt you 😊. 

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