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  • Jan 26 - A Day in the Life of a Principal/Charter School Leader: Legal Issues in Special Education
  • Jan 31 - Trauma Informed Practices for Schools
  • Feb 02 - A Special Education Day at the State Capitol
  • Mar 02 - AZCEC/AZCASE Annual State Conference
  • May 05 - Annual Planning Retreat - all members welcome (this year in the beautiful desert of Tucson!)

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    Online Book Study

    2018 Spring Book Study

    • Registration is OPEN!
    • On-line, interactive book study opportunities for the busy professional.
    • Earn 20 hours of recertification credit/book.
    • Cost is only $45/book.
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    Annual State Conference

    Annual State Conference
    March 2, 2018

    Call for Proposals is OPEN from Oct 1 to Nov 15, 2017

     

    Policy Insider: Legislative Update

    • The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) announced the funding of nine new centers and projects. OSEP distributes discretionary grants to help fund centers and projects specific to special education in order to support research, demonstrations, technical assistance and dissemination, technology and personnel development, and parent-training and information centers. As previously reported in the Policy Insider, three centers specialize in early childhood education. The additional six programs are as follows: The Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST), Inc. received funding for an investment for developing software designed to adapt and customize digital materials for children with...

    Awards

    We want you to think about all of the sensational teachers, directors and colleagues who go the extra mile and commit their talents to serving students with disabilities. We also honor students! Help us recognize these outstanding professionals by nominating them for an AZCEC or AZCASE award!

    Join us on March 2, 2018 when we announce the 2018 Award Winners at the Annual State Conference! 

    Learn about all the Awards we offer!

    • Distinguished Service Award
    • I Can Do It Student Award
    • Laura Ganoung Award
    • Outstanding Leadership Award
    • PIP Award Grant
    • Scholarship Award Grant
    • Teacher Of The Year Award

    See our Award Archive for previous winners. 

    Tool of the Week

    • Its Inclusive Schools Week, a time to celebrate how far weve come in making our classrooms welcoming places where all learners can reach their fullest potential. In the spirit of inclusion, this weeks FREE tool is a table describing the different types of concrete products a student might produce to demonstrate what theyve learned. Whats ...

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