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.

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Policy Insider: Legislative Update

  • Clinical practice and partnership are central to high-quality teacher preparation, and although a variety of delivery models can coexist, they all must incorporate key principles to be effective, according to a report recently released by a commission of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE). In the report, A Pivot Toward Clinical Practice, Its Lexicon, and the Renewal of Educator Preparation, the AACTE Clinical Practice Commission describes a “cacophony of perspectives” across today’s teacher preparation programs regarding what constitutes clinical practice. The commission calls on the field to pivot from its “divergent understandings of terms, structures and quality”...
  • Are you interested in intervention or special education and have the knowledge/skills in education or related research fields? Do you have experience using and manipulating spreadsheets and databases, strong writing and organizational skills, an ability to juggle multiple tasks with different timelines, and intellectual curiosity? The National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) is seeking upper-level college students and graduate students to volunteer as summer interns. Summer interns learn about education research activities supported by NCSER and assist in communicating this work to practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and other stakeholders. Interns collaborate with multiple staff members on a number of special...

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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 December 15, 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 Quintella Bounds, Chair, DDEL Nominations and Elections Committee, at quintellabounds@yahoo.com.

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

click for DDEL nomination forms (President) and (Treasurer).  



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