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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

    • Newly elected Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) and newly appointed (by Mark Dayton, governor of Minnesota) Senator Tina Smith (D-MN) were recently appointed to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee. In a press release from Senator Patty Murray, ranking member of the Senate HELP Committee, she stated “Senator Tina Smith and Senator Doug Jones both have strong records of standing up for working families, and I’m pleased to welcome them both to the HELP Committee.” The Senate HELP Committee shall be referred all proposed legislation, messages, petitions, memorials and other matters relating to a wide variety of topics....

    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

    • Kick off 2018 by revisiting your classroom climate. Have you built a sense of community? Do all of your students feel supported and welcomed? This weeks FREE tool outlines the basic practices that undergird positive classroom environments. Check it out to be sure youre maintaining the positive community you set out to establish at the ...

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