Nominate an Exceptional Student for the Yes I Can Awards by July 1

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June 18, 2014 The California Council for Exceptional Children wants to honor students with exceptionalities with the Yes I Can Awards. These awards celebrate the achievements of children and youth with exceptionalities; encourage these individuals to seek their highest potential; and increase public awareness of the abilities, aspirations, and personal qualities of those with disabilities.

Award Benefits:

  • Attend a special awards ceremony and celebration at the CEC Convention & Expo and participate in a special field trip to Philadelphia
  • Receive two-night hotel accommodations
  • Receive a Yes I Can statue
  • Be featured on CEC's website
  • Be asked to share his/her story to help promote the Yes I Can Awards program and to generally advocate for children and youth with disabilities and/or gifts and talents

Please visit the Yes I Can Award website for more information on how to participate. The deadline to submit is Tuesday, July 1. Every student nominated for the Yes I Can Awards will receive a certificate of accomplishment from CEC.

Questions? Please email YesICan@cec.sped.org