2019 CEC DDEL Student Research Forum Poster Session Call for Proposals


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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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, Vice President, and Secretary. The President Elect will serve a one-year term as President Elect (January 1, 2019-December 31, 2019), then in successive years serve as President and Immediate Past President.

The Vice President will serve a one-year term as Vice President (January 1-2019-December 31, 2019, then in successive years serve as President Elect, President, and Immediate Past President.

The Secretary will serve a two-term term (January 1, 2019-December 31, 2021).

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 October 19, 2018.

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) (Vice President) and (Secretary).  



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