Upcoming AZCEC Events
Join any of our Virtual Board Meetings to get to see how we are working to improve outcome for our special education students, educators, and families. Must be a member of the Council for Exceptional Children - Join Now - to attend board meetings. Attend on Zoom or at 99 E. Virginia Ave. Suite 120, Phoenix, AZ 85004.
- August 13, 2022 - Virtual from 9:00 - 11:00 + 11:15-12:15 Partner Meeting
- September 9, 2022 - In-Person and Virtual from 1:00 - 4:00 @ ADE Conference/JW Marriott
- October 22, 2022 – In-Person and Virtual from 9:00 – 12:00 @ KOI Education
- November 19, 2022 - In-Person and Virtual from 9:00 – 12:00 @ KOI Education
- December 10, 2022 - Virtual from 9:00 - 11:00 + 11:15-12:15 Partner Meeting
- January 14, 2023 - In-Person and Virtual from 9:00 – 12:00 @ KOI Education
- February 16, 2023 – Virtual from 6:30-7:15 pm after Annual State Conference: Annual General Meeting (AGM)
- March 25, 2023 - In-Person Annual Retreat & Strategic Planning from 8:30 am - 3 pm @ KOI Education
- April 15, 2023 - Virtual from 9:00 - 11:00 + 11:15-12:15 Partner Meeting
- May 13, 2023 - In-Person and Virtual from 9:00 – 12:00 @ KOI Education
All Year | Asynchronous | Cost $45
Register for new books at the beginning of each semester. Our book study uses the online platform Edmodo. You are expected to read a book and at the end of each chapter, you will log into Edmodo for your assignment. Each assignment has 3-5 questions that you will need to answer. You can work at your own pace, however, all of your responses must be completed by the end of the stated course period.
You can register for any or all these book studies! For each book completed, you will earn 20 hours of professional development credit that can be used for professional development hours (CEUs), ADE recertification credit, or for DHS licensure credit for speech/language professionals.
Oct/Nov/Jan/Mar | Virtual 4:00 – 4:45 | $40 for all
Please join the Division for Emotional and Behavioral Health (DEBH) for fast, practical, and proven teaching strategies to manage student behavior and wellness. Dr. Wendy Oakes from ASU will teach one strategy per webinar that you can implement the very next day to measurably decrease behavior problems in your classroom. See registration page for list of topics.
October 18+19, 2022 | Virtual 9:00 – 12:00 | Cost TBA
Please join us for our annual Fall Conference to learn about special education practices that impact teaching, learning, and supporting students with disability. This workshop is for special education teachers, inclusion teachers, school psychologists, counselors, social workers, related service personnel.
Jan.11+12, 2022 | Virtual 9:00 – 12:00 | Cost TBA
Please join us for our annual Principals and Charter School Leaders Institute to learn about special education law directly relating to supporting students with disability. This workshop is led by lawyers and designed for principals, school/district administrators, deans, and special education case managers.
March 2023| 8:00 – 2:00 | Cost TBA
Please join us to advocate and educator your state legislators on issues critical to special education. Prior to the event, registered participants will be given information on how to contact the rep from your legislative district to make an appointment for the day of the event, along with talking points. The State Capitol only allow a limited number of groups to register to host events on the lawn and that drawing/lottery is done only at the beginning of the legislative season – we will apply for the permit and share the date once we are selected.
March 1-4, 2023| Louisville, Kentucky
With hundreds of sessions on just about every topic in the field, the CEC Convention & Expo is THE professional development event for special educators to find research, tips, and strategies you can apply to supporting students with disabilities and/or gifts and talents.
May 12, 2023| Hybrid 9:00 – 12:00 | Cost TBA
Please join us for our annual legal update on what has changed in Arizona this legislative session that will impact special education and schools this coming year. This forum is led by lawyers and designed for superintendents, special education directors, school/district administrators, and special education case managers.