DDEL 2017 Graduate Student Forum


Call for Proposals!

2017 DDEL Student Research Forum Poster Session

 Proposal Deadline: 12-31-2016

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

  • Due to strong advocacy from CEC advocates and other stakeholders across the nation, the U.S. House of Representatives heard the importance of protecting Medicaid for children and youth with disabilities as they considered their vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA). As you know from previous updates in the Policy Insider, CEC was concerned that the Medicaid refinancing provision in the AHCA would jeopardize health care for the nation’s most vulnerable children: children with disabilities and children in poverty. Congressional members in the House heard the message from states, school districts and early intervention programs that Medicaid, as currently...
  • The Education Commission of the States recently released the Governor’s Top Education Priorities: 2017 State of the State addresses. The resource highlights the top seven education priorities by 42 governors, including examples of how states plan to approach these priority areas. The top seven priorities include: school finance, workforce development and career and technical education, teacher issues, early learning (pre-kindergarten-third grade), postsecondary affordability, technology and school choice. Read the full publication to find out more on the 2017 education trends!

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official journal Multiple Voices!

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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