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.

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Award Nominiations

Awards Nominations–Extended to January 31, 2015

The DISES is currently accepting nominations to celebrate the accomplishments of our colleagues.  Please submit your nominee is these categories:

Distinguished Leadership Award


Distinguished Teacher Award


Distinguished Student Award