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    Call for nominations for DISES 2021 Award Nominate a worthy colleague!! The Division of International Special Education and Services (DISES) seeks nominations for a special award. DISES will recognize a professional who has made a significant ...

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    Are you interested in presenting at DEC this fall but would like some tips about how to create competitive conference proposals? Please consider checking out Dr. Jenna Weglarz-Ward's presentation "Developing Competitive Conference Proposals" on the DECIDE ...

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    You may have seen Hailey Love's post with information and resource links related to the DEC Personnel Preparation Committee's upcoming conference presentation on Monday, January 25th from 4:15-5:15 PM ET.   We invite you to join us as we share information ...

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    The DEC Personnel Preparation Committee (PPC) invites you to attend our DEC Conference session on Monday, January 25 at 4:15pm EST . During this interactive presentation, we will summarize the role of the PPC; highlight personnel preparation needs of ...

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    I am curious if people who are doing poster sessions at this year's conference have some ideas for how they are modifying the way they prepare/deliver this information in the new virtual format.  The templates used in the past may not work in this format ...

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    The DEC Personnel Preparation Committee (PPC) invites you to attend our DEC Conference session on Monday, January 25 at 4:15pm EST. Our interactive presentation will summarize the role of the PPC; highlight personnel preparation needs of DEC members identified ...

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    For those of you also involved in Early Childhood Education (in addition to EI/ECSE), through inclusive, unified, and blended programs, the new Unifying Framework for the ECE Profession may be of interest to you. "The Unifying Framework reflects unprecedented ...

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    Vicki, Thanks for sharing this. I was unaware that we could make donations to DEC via Amazon Smile and am so glad you shared this with us. Laura ------------------------------ Laura McCorkle Assistant Professor University of North Carolina at Charlotte ...

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    Dear Colleagues:   Based on initial feedback from experts in the field, the  Early Childhood Educators '   Perspectives on Inclusive Education   survey   has been   revised. Hence, we are now asking for a second round of feedback from ...

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    Hooray!! Kudos!! Ann M. Mickelson, Ph.D. | Assistant Professor Department of Special Education and Child Development UNC Charlotte | Cato College of Education 9201 University City Blvd. | Charlotte, NC ...

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