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CEEDAR Newsletter, May 2014

Arne Duncan charged the Office of Special Education Programs to become "an engine of innovation to improve results for students with disabilities." Read how CEEDAR is contributing to that effort in our most recent topical spotlight, "A is for Accountability."
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The CEEDAR Center is pleased to announce that we will be accepting applications for the second round of intensive technical assistance. There was an overwhelming response last year and we anticipate another strong pool of applicants. This could possibly be the last national call for applications. Interested stakeholders should visit our website for more information and to apply.

Important Dates 
May 6: National Call Released
May 23: National Call Informational Webinar (11am EDT)
June 7: National Call Informational Webinar (11am EDT)
August 1: Application Deadline (11:59pm EDT)
August 1-September 1: Application Review
September 8-19: Notification of States and beginning of Technical Assistance
Katrina Miller
CEEDAR Spotlight on Katrina Miller.

Her special interests aligned in a defining moment to push her to improve the state of teacher education. 

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CEEDAR partner scan
AACTE is accepting proposals through May 30th for the 2015 annual meeting. Proposal reviewers are also wanted. Click here for more information.
CAEP announced an expansion of efforts to develop research-based strategies in clinical practice. Learn more about this initiative.
Are you a faculty member or PD provider interested in learning more about using the IRIS Center resources? Click here to request assistance.
The GTL Center just released a report “From Good to Great: Exemplary Teachers Share Perspectives on Increasing Teacher Effectiveness Across the Career Continuum”. Visit their website to download your copy.
TASH is seeking proposals for their 2014 annual conference. Visit this page for more information and to submit a proposal.
CAEP: 2014 Spring CAEP Clinic (May 21-23, 2014)
AACTE: edTPA Mid-Atlantic Implementation Conference (June 5-6, 2014)
AACTE: 2014 Washington Week (June 11-12, 2014)
OSEP: OSEP Project Directors’ Meeting (July 21-23, 2014)
OSEPAIR American Institutes for ResearchThe University of Kansas School of EducationThe Council of Chief State School Officers
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