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CANCELED! Speaker LESLIE COLWELL , Vice President of K-12 Education Initiatives

Please check back for the rescheduled date to see Leslie Colwell speak from the Colorado Campaign for Children. more

Meet speaker LESLIE COLWELL , Vice President of K-12 Education Initiatives, this Saturday!

Our speaker this Saturday at 9am is Leslie Colwell with the Colorado Children's Campaign, she will be speaking about Colorado's education policy landscape and how Colorado children are faring. Leslie is Colorado Children’s Campaign's Vice President... more

The 2015 Affective Needs Conference

The Colorado Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders and the Colorado Department of Education is sponsoring a one-day skill-building and awareness-level conference on meeting the affective needs of students. This conference will be beneficial... more

Policy Insider: Legislative Update

U.S. Department of Education Approves ESEA Flexibility Renewal for 7 States, D.C.

Building on the significant progress seen in America’s schools over the last six years, the U.S. Department of Education announced today that Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, Missouri, Nevada, New York, West Virginia and the District of Columbia have each received multiple years of continued flexibility from provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB). To read about each state, click here. To read the renewal letters, click here.

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CCEC’s 2014 Membership 

New CEC Member or Current CEC Member – Click Here Now to Join or Renew Your Membership!

We invite you to become a member of Colorado CEC and join us throughout the year in our activities. Our board meetings are open to all (check the event section for meeting times/dates).

Reality 101

Teaching with our goals in mind

As our kindergarten team was leaving a meeting the other day the reading specialist added one more comment, “Let’s change how we are talking about our reading groups,” she suggested, “ Instead of referring to our groups as the reading...

Time for a Reality Check

Reality 101 is currently on hiatus while we work on some updates. Stay tuned for new-and-improved content for new special educators by new special educators. In the meantime, we'll be checking in with some of our former bloggers from time...

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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Board Meetings

Saturday, August 22, 2015 
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Saturday, November 14, 2015 
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Thursday, January 21, 2016 
The Broadmoor Hotel
1 Lake Ave. Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Saturday, April 23, 2016 
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CCEC 2015 Winter Meeting
THURS, JANUARY 29, 2015!

Where: The Broadmoor
1 Lake Ave, Colorado Springs, CO

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Thursday, January 21, 2016 
The Broadmoor Hotel 

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CEC National Conference 2016

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...

San Diego’s Top Tourist Sites

Most of your time at a CEC 2015 is spent learning all that CEC, the convention presenters, and exhibitors have to tell you about the latest in special and gifted education. We realize, though, that another huge draw to a convention is visiting the city! This year, San Diego won’t...

Why YOU Should Attend CEC 2015

Whether you are an educator, administrator, teacher educator, researcher, related service professional, curriculum specialist, student, or parent, the CEC 2015 has something for YOU. Program Chair Russell Gersten and the 2015 Program Advisory Committee are planning hundreds of educational sessions in a variety of formats to meet every learner's needs....

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