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Dear DSE SIG Members,

The DSE’s nominating committee is accepting nominations for SIG officers. Officer positions offer a great opportunity to become more involved in the SIG and develop relationships with other SIG members. If you wish to nominate someone or self-nominate, please contact the nominating committee no later than Friday, November 17th.

Positions Open for Nomination:

1. Co-chair (to replace Ibby Grace/ Interim Co-chair Danielle Cowley)

2. Program Co-chair (to replace Jamie Buffington-Adams)

3. Secretary/Treasurer (to replace Joya Carter Hicks)

Descriptions of Positions:


Chair(s). The Chair(s) shall be responsible for the general administration of the SIG, for ensuring that the SIG Bylaws are followed, and shall act as liaison between the SIG and AERA and the SIG and the SIG Executive Committee. The Chair(s) shall preside at all meetings of the SIG’s Executive Committee and at the Annual Business Meeting. The Chair(s) shall act as parliamentarian or shall appoint a SIG member to serve in that role for each meeting. The Chair(s) shall appoint ad hoc committees as needed. Unless otherwise specified in these Bylaws, the Chair of the SIG shall appoint persons to assist officers, to chair committees or to carry out other work of the SIG.

Secretary/Treasurer. Secretary/Treasurer shall be responsible for managing and reporting on the financial accounts of the SIG and the safekeeping of all financial documents of the SIG.

Program Chair(s). The Program Chair(s) shall be responsible for creating and disseminating a Call for Papers, coordinating reviews, organizing panels for the annual meeting, and conducting all reporting procedures in accordance with AERA bylaws.

Required Information:

1. The candidate’s full name

2. The institutional affiliation of the candidate

3. A biographical statement for the candidate, which can be up to 250 words.

All nominations must be received by November 17th, 2017. All candidates must be current members of the SIG. Please send the nomination information to: Lynn Albee ( and Danielle Cowley (

Best Regards,


Lynn and Danielle

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Naraian, S. (2017) Teaching for inclusion. New York, NY. Teachers College Press.

Recchia S., and Lee, Y. (2013) Inclusion in the Early Childhood Classroom: What Makes a Difference? New York, NY. Teachers College Press.


Gabel, S. J., & Connor, D. J. (2014). Disability and teaching. New York: 
Routledge.  Phyllis Jones, (Ed., 2014). Bringing Insider Perspectives into Inclusive Teacher Learning: Potentials and challenges for educational professionals. London: Routledge College Press.



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