DDEL 2018 Graduate Student Forum


DDEL Call for Proposals

2018 DDEL Student Research Forum Poster Session

 Proposal Deadline: 10-1-2017

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.

In order to join DDEL, you must 
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Policy Insider: Legislative Update

  • CEC would like to thank all special and gifted educators and early interventionists across the country and around the globe for your continuous hard work and dedication to improving the lives and opportunities for children and youth with disabilities and gifts and talents. It is through your countless hours and commitment that children and youth have the opportunity to flourish, expand their horizons and use their education to explore, learn and grow. On this Thanksgiving eve, we are thankful for you! Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
  • We need all education advocates to take action NOW and send a letter to your members of Congress! The continuing resolution (CR) runs out on December 8 to pass a fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget, which means now is the time to let your voice be heard! On Capitol Hill there is a push for parity in raising the non-defense discretionary (NDD) cap by the same amount as the defense cap for FY 2018. Once new caps are set, the funding total is divided among all appropriations bills, followed by negotiations on funding levels for the individual programs, all of...

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DDEL Call for Nominations

**Attention DDEL Members**



We are excited to continue our work advancing the mission and goals of the organization and allowing us to continue to provide many beneficial resources to our membership. However, we cannot do it alone. DDEL needs you!

We are seeking nominations for the following positions: President Elect and Treasurer. The President Elect will serve a one-year term as President Elect (January 1, 2018-December 31, 2018), then in successive years serve as President and Immediate Past President. The Treasurer will serve a two-term term (January 1, 2018-December 31, 2020).

If you or someone you know is interested in filling one of these positions, please complete and return the appropriate Nomination Form (attached) no later than November 29, 2017.

You must be a current member of CEC and DDEL in order to be included in the nominations for a position.

If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Carrero, Chair, DDEL Nominations and Elections Committee, at kelly.carrero@tamuc.edu.

Thank you for your support of DDEL—the Division for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Learners.

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