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  • Complete Fabulous Fall Reads book study by Dec 30/2017, earn 20 PD Credits
  • Oct 20 - AZCEC Hot Topic Fall Workshop - Trauma Informed Practices in Schools
  • Oct 28 - CCBD Behavior Management Workshops at TECBD Conference
  • Jan 26 - A Day in the Life of a Principal/Charter School Leader: Legal Issues in Special Education
  • Mar 2 - AZCEC/AZCASE Annual State Conference
  • May 5 - 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

    • 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.




    Annual State Conference

    Annual State Conference
    March 2, 2018


    Policy Insider: Legislative Update

    • We need every CEC member to contact their Senators today and tell them to Vote NO on the Graham-Cassidy bill. Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) are leading the charge on yet another Affordable Care Act repeal bill. Reports indicate that they are close to having the votes to narrowly push forward this last-minute repeal effort. Supporters of the bill want to pass it as part of the budget reconciliation process for fiscal year 2017, which will allow the bill to pass with a simple majority (51 votes or more – Vice President Pence is able to cast...


    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!

    See our Award page for all the details! 

    2018 Nominations Open Soon for all awards:

    • 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

    • IEPs are highly individualized documents, so they cant be created in a vacuum or drafted from dime-a-dozen templates. Good IEPs grow out of collaborative discussions among students, their families, and their teachers. To guide you in this process, this weeks FREE tool is a checklist of activities to be performed before, during, and after the ...

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