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Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC)

Student Council for Exceptional ChildrenBy joining the SCEC, not only do members surround themselves with others who have a passion for serving their community and individuals with exceptionalities, but there are also opportunities available for professional and personal growth.

As a member of the SCEC, an individual opens the door to state and national conferences with the Council for Exceptional Children. 

The SCEC also provides an opportunities for professional and personal development by gaining experience through working with individuals with exceptionalities through community events.

Dues: $5 per semester or $7 per year

2015-16 Officers:

Co-Presidents: Katherine Foley & Jeremiah McCoy
Treasurer: Paige Anderson
Volunteer: Caroline Cummins
Fundraising Chairs: Mackinsay Howe & Taylor Carangi
Social: Ayla Allen & Allison Keen


ECU SCEC Scrapbook

The SCEC helped serve and dance with guests during the Special Populations Halloween Dance.

 Halloweeen Dance 2007

Halloweeen Dance 2007

Halloweeen Dance 2007

Halloweeen Dance 2007

Every month, the SCEC comes together for a social. We talk about upcoming events, as well as things away from campus. The SCEC’s September social, was held at Chili’s Restaurant and was held during St. Jude’s Week. All of the proceeds were donated to St. Jude’s Hospital.

Chapter Social 2007

The SCEC members attended this year's NCLDA conference at Meredith College. Special education faculty joined the members on this outing. There was also a wonderful opportunity to meet Dr. Levine, who was the guest speaker.

SCEC 2007 NCLDA Conference

During this year's REAP Fall Festival, the SCEC created and hosted games for the children attending to play and enjoy. REAP is a developmental daycare center at ECU. The daycare serves children with exceptionalities, as well as typically developing children.

REAP Fall Festival 2007


“Most Likely to Succeed” film screening inspires students and faculty

On: 06 Oct 2016 16:00, In: COE in the News
On Sept. 27th, the College of Education held a film screening of Most Likely to Succeed. The 82 people in the audience were a mixture of faculty and students.  Most Likely to Succeed aims to help all schools re-imagine their purpose and create learning experiences that prepare kids for life in the 21st Century. The film has been shown at multiple film festivals including Sundance and Tribeca Film Festival. These screenings create a space for meaningful and necessary discussion between educators, administrators, parents, and students about how steps Continue reading →

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East Carolina University’s College of Education welcomed visitors from Hiroshima University Sept. 18-21.

On: 23 Sep 2016 14:48, In: COE in the News
The international educational exchange and partnership has existed for 20 years, allowing faculty and students from ECU, Pitt County Schools and Hiroshima University to share and learn from each other. Each summer two Pitt County teachers and an ECU faculty member are invited to go to Hiroshima, present at a conference and meet graduate students who will come to ECU in the fall. While in Greenville, the Hiroshima University graduate students visited classes at Elmhurst and Wahl-Coats elementary schools and C.M. Eppes Middle School. They Continue reading →

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ECU College of Education honors scholarship recipients and donors

On: 19 Sep 2016 17:23, In: Alumni News
More than 100 students in East Carolina University’s College of Education have received a record amount of scholarship support for the upcoming academic year. This year, more than $550,000 in merit and need-based scholarships was distributed to 106 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral education students. The awards range from $250 to $20,000 with some open to all education students while others are earmarked for specific education majors or programs. “Attracting the best students and ensuring access to an East Carolina University education rank among our highest Continue reading →

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COE special ed alumnae recognized

On: 09 Aug 2016 14:44, In: Alumni News
ECU College of Education alumnae Hayley Flynn Mullins was recently was named Coordinator of Special Education for Campbell County Public Schools, Virginia. Hayley graduated in May 2008 with an undergraduate degree in special education, general curriculum with an adapted curriculum add-on. “I am excited for this opportunity as it will allow me to directly oversee our adapted curriculum classrooms and make meaningful changes to curriculum, procedures and processes in order to better student outcomes,” said Mullins. Hayley has already begun actively recruiting ECU graduates and Continue reading →

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Dr. Kevin Currie-Knight Hosts Video Interview Series, “Schooled: Conversations About Education”

On: 29 Jul 2016 15:32, In: COE in the News
For the past two years, Dr. Kevin Currie-Knight has hosted a web-based video interview series called “Schooled: Conversations About Education,” where he interviews researchers and practitioners about all things education. These videos are designed to be a resource for teachers, students, and anyone interested in learning more about issues related to education. See the series on Youtube here: Recent interviews include: Susan Engel on Curiosity and the Hungry Mind Mark Bauerlein on Common Core and His Vision for Education Journalist Megan Mcardle on The Continue reading →

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