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Marty Lynn Smith Scholarships

[DEADLINE: July 15, 2016]

Marty’s friends, daughter, and family, in partnership with the PBIS Forum and Teacher Educators for Children with Behavioral Disorders (TECBD), offer several scholarships in her memory.

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TECBD 2016

The CCBD Professional Development Committee is proud to partner with the Teacher Educators for Children with Behavioral Disorders (TECBD) Conference to offer exciting new programming at TECBD this year. TECBD will be held at Tempe Mission Palms Hotel in Tempe, AZ October 20-22, 2016.

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MARTHA LYNN SMITH SCHOLARSHIPS

Martha Lynn Smith, M.Ed. - a champion for children and youth with and at-risk for emotional and behavioral disorders (E/BD). Marty spent 30+ years working with our most vulnerable students with E/BD, especially those needing Tier III supports and those in secure juvenile facilities where the positive behavioral interventions and supports framework was being adopted and adapted.  Marty’s friends, daughter, and family, in partnership with the PBIS Forum and Teacher Educators for Children with Behavioral Disorders(TECBD), offer several scholarships in her memory. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

TECBD & CCBD

The CCBD Professional Development Committee is proud to partner with the Teacher Educators for Children with Behavioral Disorders (TECBD) Conference to offer exciting new programming at TECBD this year. TECBD will be held at Tempe Mission Palms Hotel in Tempe, AZ October 20-22, 2016. The keynote for this year's conference is CCBD member, Greg Benner. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Policy Insider: Legislative Update

  • The following bills were introduced by the House last week. Simplifying the Application for Student Aid Act(H.R. 5528) is aimed to reform federal student aid. The measures proposed help students to make more informed financial decisions. Read more here. Accessing Higher Education Opportunities Act (H.R. 5529) will assist Hispanic-Serving Institutions pursuing a career as a physician, dentist, or other health care professional. Read more here. HBCU Capital Financing Improvement Act(H.R. 5530) will improve access, oversight, and strengthen financial counseling to Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Read more here.

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