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Special Education TODAY

Kathy Boisvert

May 12, 2022
I have to say that being awarded the 2016 Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Teacher of the Year was one of the most rewarding experiences of my career. I was selected as the CEC Teacher of the Year in January. In May 2016, I was invited to the “The White House Event to Honor Great Educators.” President Obama honored the National Teacher of the Year alongside great educators from across the country. As part of the event, the President lifted up the role those great educators have played in improving our education system over the past several years while highlighting the progress we have made over the years he was in office. Representing the CEC at that event made me so proud to be an educator of children with exceptionalities. I felt like we were being held up to the same standards of the general education teachers and our work was judged to be just as essential and significant. Read more >

Department of Health and Human Services Invests in School-Based Health Services

May 06, 2022
This week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that their Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) will be coordinating a new investment of nearly $25 million in school-based health services. This investment will target partnership between schools and local health centers to ensure students are receiving adequate physical and mental health treatment. Read more >

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