DR AT CEC CONVENTION AND EXPO - FEB 7-10, 2018
Check out DR business, social and program highlights as well as some important CEC Public Policy sessions we encourage members to attend.
1. DR Business and Social Meetings
See our schedule of business and social meetings as well as select program sessions in the DR program at convention.
2. Board Proposes Change in DR By-Laws
DR members will be asked to vote on two changes in the DR By-Laws at the Feb 9, 2018 DR Business Meeting to be held in Tampa, FL. One change spells out how DR Board of Director vacancies will be filled when they occur mid-term, and the other updates the schedule for announcing the names of persons who have been elected to the board. See the By-Laws, including the proposed changes, and prepared to vote in Tampa!
3. Convention Sessions on Federal Policy and Funding
Check out these public policy sessions taking place in Tampa, including presentation by IES staff.
4. DR's 2018 Research Award Recipients Named
Congratulations to the six recipients of our 2018 Research Awards program. These awards will be presented at the DR business meeting and reception in Tampa on Friday, Feb 9, 2018.
Kauffman-Hallahan-Pullen Distinguished Research Award: Dr. Naomi Zigmond
Early Career Research Award: Dr. Sarah Powell
Early Career Publication Award: Dr. Justin Garwood
Student Research Awards: Drs. Allison Gilmour, Sarah Hart, and Tosha Owens
1. DR Seeks Nominations for DR Vice President
Each year, DR members elect a new Vice-President who will serve 4 years in a leadership role for the Division (Year 1: Vice-President; Year 2: President-Elect; Year 3: President; and Year 4: Past President). This year, we will be electing this new addition to the DR presidential line for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2022.
CEC-DR is a terrific group of people with whom to work. We are leaders who advance special education research and related public policy for CEC. Our board members are committed to high quality research, evidence-based practices, and influencing the field.
If you are interested in running, know someone who you believe should be nominated, and/or have any questions, please contact Betsy Talbott at email@example.com. You may also learn about CEC-DR elsewhere on our website: www.cecdr.org. The deadline for nominations (including self-nominations) is Feb. 1st, 2018.
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