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The IDEA Local Implementation by Local Administrators (ILIAD)

Many associations have come together in partnership to assist with the implementation of IDEA '97. The IDEA Local Implementation by Local Administrators (ILIAD) Partnership involves more than 15 educational and related services associations. Coming together with a structure designed for success, the partners will build upon association strengths and provide the needed information, ideas and technical assistance to implement IDEA '97. The design and structure of these partner organizations will promote quick dissemination of information to their members, at the same time programs and services are tailored to facilitate the educational changes reflected in IDEA '97. This list of ILIAD Primary and Associate Partners is also available online at http://www.ideapractices.org/partners/iliad.php

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ILIAD Primary Partners

  AASA   American Association of School Administrators
  CASE   Council of Administrators of Special Education
  CGCS   Council of the Great City Schools
  NABSE   National Alliance of Black School Educators
  NAESP   National Association of Elementary School Principals
  NASSP   National Association of Secondary School Principals
  USELC   Urban Special Education Leadership Collaborative

ILIAD Associate Partners

  CAPE   Council for American Private Education
  CCBD   Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders
  DEC   Division for Early Childhood
  FCSN   Federation for Children with Special Needs
  NABE   National Association for Bilingual Education
  NAPSEC   National Associastion of Private Special Education Centers
  NIEA   National Indian Education Association
  PACER   Parent Advocacy Coalition for Education Rights
  QEM   Quality Education for Minorities Network
  TAM   Technology and Media Division


AASA   American Association of School Administrators

AASA Logo American Association of School Administrators (AASA), founded in 1865, is the professional organization for over 16,500 educational leaders across North America and in many other countries. The organization, with a staff of 50, is one of elementary and secondary education's longstanding professional organizations.

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CASE   Council of Administrators of Special Education

CASE Logo The Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE) is the division of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) providing service to local administrators of special education. It's 5,200 members are primarily local administrators although some members are state level administrators and others are faculty engaged in the preparation of special education administrators. Students in the field of special education administration are also members of CASE.

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CGCS   Council of the Great City Schools

CGCS Logo The Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS) is a coalition of the nation's largest urban public school systems, advocating K-12 education in inner-city schools, and governed by superintendents and board of education members from 50 cities across the country.

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NABSE   National Alliance of Black School Educators

NABSE Logo The National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE), is the nation's largest network of African American educators. NABSE is dedicated to improving the educational accomplishments of African American youth through the development and deployment of instructional and motivational methods that increase levels of inspiration, attendance and overall achievement.

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NAESP   National Association of Elementary School Principals

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  The National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) is the largest professional association of K-8 principals. Since its beginning, NAESP has been dedicated to ensuring that all children get the best education possible. NAESP provides a peer network of more than 27,000 principals worldwide, offering extensive support, expert counsel and proven solutions.

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NASSP   National Association of Secondary School Principals

NASSP Logo National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), the nation's largest school leadership organization, consists of more than 40,000 middle level and high school principals and assistant principals. NASSP programs include the National Honor Society, the American Technology Honor Society, the National Alliance of Middle Level Schools (NAMLS), and the National Alliance of High Schools (NAHS), which is implementing recommendations made in Breaking Ranks: Changing an American Institution, NASSP's high school reform report.

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USELC   Urban Special Education Leadership Collaborative

Urban Special Education Leadership Collaborative (USELC)
  The Urban Special Education Leadership Collaborative (USELC) is a leadership development and technical assistance effort designed to support urban school district administrators who are responsible for managing education programs for students with disabilities. The Collaborative currently links 171 administrators from 67 school districts in 21 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia through conferences, newsletter publications, and leadership development opportunities.

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CAPE   Council for American Private Education

CAPE Logo Council for American Private Education (CAPE) is founded in 1971 to provide a coherent voice for private education. The organization is dedicated to fostering communication and cooperation within the private school community and with the public sector to improve the quality of education for all of the nation's children.

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CCBD   Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CEC)

CCBD Logo Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD) is a division of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). It is an international professional organization committed to promoting and facilitating the education and general welfare of children/youth with behavioral and emotional disorders.

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DEC   Division of Early Childhood (CEC)

DEC Logo The Division of Early Childhood (DEC) is a division of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). DEC is a private, not for profit international organization for individuals who work with or on behalf of young children, birth to age eight, and their families.

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FCSN   Federation for Children with Special Needs

  The Federation for Children with Special Needs (FCSN) is a center for parents and parent organizations to work together on behalf of children with special needs and their families. Organized in 1975 as a coalition of parent groups representing children with a variety of disabilities, the Federation operates a Parent Center in Massachusetts which offers a variety of services to parents, parent groups, and others who are concerned with children with special needs.

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NABE   National Association for Bilingual Education

NABE Logo Promoting educational excellence and equity through bilingual education, the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) is the only national organization exclusively concerned with the education of language-minority students in American schools.

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NAPSEC   National Association of Private Special Education Centers

National Association of Private Special Education Centers (NAPSEC) National Association of Private Special Education Centers (NAPSEC) was established in 1971. NAPSEC is a non-profit association whose mission is to ensure access for individuals to private special education as a vital component of the continuum of appropriate placements and services in American Education.

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NIEA   National Indian Education Association

National Indian Education Association (NIEA) The National Indian Education Association (NIEA) was founded in 1969 to give American Indians and Alaska Natives a national voice in their struggle to improve access to educational opportunity. NIEA is the largest and oldest Indian organization.

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PACER   Parent Advocacy Coalition for Education Rights

PACER Logo Parent Advocacy Coalition for Education Rights (PACER) mission is to improve and expand opportunities that enhance the quality of life for children and young adults with all disabilities - physical, mental, emotional, learning - and their families.

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QEM   Quality Education for Minorities Network

  Quality Education for Minorities Network (QEM) is dedicated to improving the education of African Americans, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Mexican Americans, and Puerto Ricans. QEM seeks an education of the highest quality for all children, youth, and adults.

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TAM   Technology and Media Division (CEC)

TAM Logo The Technology and Media Division (TAM) is the official division of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) that works to promote the availability and effective use of technology and media for individuals with disabilities and/or who are gifted.

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