This is the official website of DISES

Division of International Special Education and Services

The Division of International Special Education and Services (DISES), a division of the Council for Exceptional Children, promotes knowledge, exchange, collaboration, human rights and advocacy to those who provide services for individuals with disabilities. DISES promotes international communication, cooperation, and progress in education and services for children who have disabilities and/or gifts and talents. DISES serves as a catalyst for the international exchange of special education practice, promotes international research, and sponsors forums for professional development, and establishes networks that foster international association. You can visit the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) website here (


Nominations for the DISES Board of Directors are now being accepted through September 30, 2017.
The following positions are open on the Board of Directors to begin on January 1, 2018. Self-nominations are welcomed.
The description for each position can be accessed through the links provided. Please note that all board members are expected to attend 2-3 board meetings per year (one during the CEC conference week, and the rest via Skype).

We are currently accepting proposals.

Deadline is September 30, 2017 and notification begins in mid-November 2017.

Click Here to submit yours!

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