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MCEC 78th Annual Conference

February 28 – March 2, 2018

MCEC Conference 2018

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Friday, March 2, 2018 Keynote Speaker: Holly Robinson Peete


Holly Robinson Peete Bio

Click here to find information on the conference and links to registration. 

Workshops, State of State, Keynote Information
Thursday and Friday Breakout Sessions
Thursday and Friday Poster Sessions

We hope to see you in 2018!! 

Policy Insider: Legislative Update

  • W ill there be a government shutdown or will Congress pass another continuing resolution (CR)? The present CR expires on January 19th and it is unlikely that Congress will be able to reach a long-term spending deal by Friday. The CR is funding government operations at 2017 levels and is the third CR since the fiscal year began on October 1, 2017. Standing in the way of a final spending deal includes negotiations on: sequester-level caps for defense and NDD funding for FY 2018, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Protection for “DREAMERS” and border wall funding, and expiring authorization for...

Announcements

Congratulations and MICHIGAN Pride!!
Laurie VanderPloeg is the
2018 CEC President

We are very pleased to announce that Laurie VanderPloeg, former President of Michigan CEC and 2013-14 CASE President is the 2018 President for CEC.  Our very proud congratulations to Laurie, who has continued to be an active supporter of Michigan CEC through her service at the national level and in her work as the Director of Special Education for Kent ISD. 

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Welcome MiDCDD

We are excited to announce that we now have a new active special interest division in Michigan! We are proud to welcome the Michigan Division for Communicative Disabilities and Deafness (MiDCDD).  Please take a minute to read their Newsletter. 

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The Michigan Council for Exceptional Children is a state chapter of the National Council for Exceptional Children, and part of the national community of educators who are the voice and vision of special and gifted education. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals with exceptionalities and their families through professional excellence and advocacy. 
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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 ...