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Conference on Exceptional Children Scheduled for Feb. 16-17 at U of M
For release: Feb. 1, 2006
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The Tennessee Council for Exceptional Children conference, "A World of Possibilities: Excellence in Special Education," will be held Feb. 16-17 at the Fogelman Executive Center on the University of Memphis campus.

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is composed of teachers, administrators, students, parents, and paraprofessionals who are involved in all aspects of the education and development of students with disabilities and those who are gifted.

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Ann Turnbull, who has been a professor, teacher, researcher, and advocate for individuals with disabilities, their families, and service providers for more than 30 years. She has been the principal investigator on more than 20 federally funded research grants and has authored 12 books, including three leading textbooks in the field of special education. Turnbull also has authored over 175 articles, chapters and monographs.

The CEC is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and the gifted.

Registration information is available online at: https://umdrive.memphis.edu/g-profsem/TNCEC/.

For more information, contact Sandra Cooley Nichols by phone at 901-678-2862 or via email at smcooley@memphis.edu.

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