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Annual Conference

2014: 64th Conference on Exceptional Children

November 3-5, 2014
Koury Convention Center, Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four Seasons

Working Together to Achieve Student Success – is more important than ever before!  It is essential that everyone recognize exceptional children as regular education students first and that all educators; special education teachers, related services personnel, psychologists, regular education teachers, parents and administrators see all students as equal and with the same opportunity to succeed!  Working Together to Achieve Student Success is the theme of the 64th Conference on Exceptional Children; North Carolina’s largest gathering of educational professionals and parents of children with disabilities. The Exceptional Children Division of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is pleased to invite colleagues from across the state to join us for this annual collaborative event to share and learn about innovations and exciting practices to help exceptional children achieve. Please join us for numerous enriching activities: an uplifting Plenary Session with inspiring keynote presentation; more than 90 informative Instructional Sessions covering the broad spectrum of exceptional children education; the annual Teachers of Excellence reception honoring outstanding North Carolina special educators; a Poster Display of innovative programs and practices; the School-Based Enterprise Bazaar showcasing products being created and marketed by North Carolina Public Schools students with disabilities; and an Exhibitor/Vendor area that offers interactions with organizations and companies specializing in serving exceptional children. Come join us in Greensboro for this annual gathering of more than 3,000 professionals and parents, all working together to improve educational outcomes for all students!

Registration: Registration available mid-August 2014

Hotel Reservations: There will be a block of rooms reserved at a conference rate.  Additional information will be available in mid-August 2014

Teacher of Excellence Nomination: The deadline for submission : September 15, 2014

Call for Proposals - DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION:  June 6, 2014

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction's Exceptional Children Division is seeking proposals for 60- and 90-minute instructional sessions at the 64th Conference on Exceptional Children, November 3-5, 2014.  Each year thousands of special education teachers, administrators, related service providers, community partners, and families of students with disabilities gather at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, NC, for learning, networking, and celebrating exemplary practice models, people, and content.  The Division invites persons to consider presenting at the 64th Conference, contributing to North Carolina's rich tradition of helping exceptional children achieve.

NOTE: Approval will not be given to any vendors that submit proposals about products/services they provide.


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