DDEL 2017 Graduate Student Forum


Call for Proposals!

2017 DDEL Student Research Forum Poster Session

 Proposal Deadline: 12-31-2017

Submit proposals to: 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.

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Policy Insider: Legislative Update

  • The U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services recently released a joint statement to set a vision for a stronger partnership between awardees of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV) and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C Program. The statement provides an overview and highlights the existing opportunities for partnerships between the two programs. This statement also provides recommendations to identify and enhance opportunities for collaboration and coordination between the two programs, specifically for states, territories and tribal entities.
  • Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) published in the Federal Register a notice inviting applications for a new award for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017; Personnel Development To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities—Interdisciplinary Preparation in Special Education, Early Intervention, and Related Services for Personnel Serving Children With Disabilities Who Have High-Intensity Needs. The purposes of this program are to: help address State-identified needs for personnel preparation in special education, early intervention, related services, and general education to work with children, including infants and toddlers, with disabilities; and ensure that those personnel have the necessary skills and...

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Call for Newsletter Editor

Submit your curriculum vita or resume and responses via e-mail to Karen Brown, Publication Chair and Kelly Carrero, President Elect by December 15, 2015. Be advised that our current Newsletter Editor Mildred Boveda has committed to staying on the the publication committee and helping the next editor transition into their new role.

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