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2018 Call for Proposals - On behalf of the Program Chairpersons, you are cordially invited to submit presentation proposals for the AZCEC/AZCASE Annual State Conference (March 2, 2018). Open from October 1 to November 15, 2017. 

2018 Awards NominationsOn behalf of the Awards Committee, you are encouraged to nominate a deserving recipient for one of seven awards offered by AZCEC and AZCASE. Open from October 1 to November 15, 2017

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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

    2017 Fabulous Fall Reads Book Study

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    • On-line, interactive book study opportunities for the busy professional.
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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 has released a new resource, the Pay for Success Toolkit: Considerations for State and Local Leaders. Pay for Success (PFS) is an innovative financing strategy that leverages private investments to address societal problems and challenges that typically use only government funds. The toolkit is an introductory guide for state and local governments and other stakeholders that are interested in exploring the possibility of a PFS project for education initiatives, or in addressing related challenges facing their communities and populations. It provides information to help stakeholders determine if PFS is a viable financing strategy by laying...

    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!

    2018 Award Nominations are OPEN from Oct 1 to Nov 15, 2017.

    See our Award page for all the details!  

    • 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 listing previous winners. 

    Tool of the Week

    • When students with disabilities embark on their college journey, they will need to manage their disability and their accommodations without the help of teachers or family. This will require some good-old-fashioned communications skills. Communicating effectively can be tricky business, so students who have the opportunity to practice and hone their skills during high school will ...

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