CEC's Annual Convention & Expo is the largest and most respected professional development event focused on special and gifted education. With more than 800 sessions in a variety of formats, it is the venue for you to extend your professional growth by presenting evidence-based strategies, cutting-edge research, and important policy information with your colleagues from around the world. Be a part of this unparalleled learning experience!
This webinar will provide an overview of the 2013 Call for Papers–from the development of the Call through the submission and review process. Particular attention will be given to the topic areas and selection criteria.
Participants will be able to:
- Discuss factors that impact the development of the Call for Papers each year.
- Describe the most salient steps of the proposal review process.
- Know how to respond effectively to proposal selection criteria.
Douglas Cheney is a professor of special education at the University of Washington, Seattle, where he directs the master's program to prepare teachers for educating students with emotional or behavioral disabilities (EBS). Dr. Cheney is the CEC 2013 Convention & Expo Program Chair. He has also co-directed his university's doctoral training program in Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS), Washington's Behavior Research Center on effective behavioral interventions, and Washington's PBIS Network. He has extensive research experience, having been awarded numerous federal and state grants over the past 20 years. Dr. Cheney has also been a consultant to many school districts and state departments. He is currently the co-editor of The Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, associate editor for Intervention in School and Clinic, and is on the editorial boards of Behavior Disorders and Beyond Behavior.
Anmarie Kallas is CEC's senior director of conventions, conferences & meetings. She is responsible for directing the planning, development, execution, and evaluation of CEC's Annual Convention & Expo, including the convention program, preconvention workshops and institute, logistics, and the selection of future convention sites. Prior to coming to CEC, Ms. Kallas worked for the U. S. Office of Special Education Programs. She has an M.A. in Human Development and Special Education from the University of Maryland, College Park.