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NCE Newsletter
February 3, 2017


Call for Proposals Deadlines This Month

You are invited to present at the 2017 NCE Summer Leadership Institute “Gateway to Change”, July 24-26, 2017 in St. Louis, MO. This call for proposals is for submissions for concurrent sessions. The deadline is February 17. Learn more and get started on your application here!

Announcing Scholarship Opportunities

Do you or a staff member need extra support to go to one of the 2017 NCE Events? NCE is offering an exciting opportunity for attending one of our professional development events:

  • 2017 Summer Leadership Institute, St. Louis, MO – July 24-26, 2017
  • 2017 Professional Development Seminar, San Diego, CA – November 1-2, 2017 

If you work for a chapter of The Arc and have never attended one of our events before, you are eligible to win a scholarship. Scholarships are available for Executive Directors and “Next Generation Leaders” and cover the registration fee and attendance at a social event. Learn more and get started on your application here!

Application Deadline: March 3, 2017

We are recruiting for NCE Task Groups — Sign up Today!

Many hands, make light work! Have you ever wondered how NCE puts on such wonderful events or develops such great tools and resources? Well, it’s because we have NCE members from across the country helping out.  But we need more! Serve on a NCE Task Groups:

  1. NCE Awards Committee
  2. NCE Events Planning Committee
  3. NCE Events Scholarship
  4. NCE Recruitment and Engagement
  5. NCE Silent Auction

 Sign up for a group and make a difference in The Arc today!

The NCE Annual Report is Ready!

NCE members work all year long to bring meaningful events and resources to The Arc and its chapter network. Catch up on all the great work that happened in 2016 by downloading a copy of the 2016 NCE Annual Report here!

We'd like to hear from you!

We want to hear your thoughts and ideas! What are the big issues NCE should be focusing on this year? Follow this link to fill out your comments!

Max Daniel

With a warm heart, we say goodbye

It is never easy to see someone go, but we want to thank Steve McDonell for his over 18 years of service to The Arc and his 10 years of service to NCE as leaves his position as Vice President of Information Technology at ACHIEVA in Pittsburgh to move on to bigger and brighter horizons. We wish him well!

Chris Stewart will be taking his place as 2nd Vice Chair on the NCE Steering Committee.

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Save the Date for 2017 NCE Events

Make plans to join us for 2017’s NCE Summer Leadership Institute and National Convention!

  • NCE Summer Leadership Institute, July 24 - 26, 2017
    • The Ritz Carlton, St. Louis, MO
  • The Arc's National Convention, November 1 - 4, 2017
    • Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, San Diego, CA 

FINDS Survey

Spread it far and wide - FINDS Survey

We are inviting people to participate in the 2017 FINDS survey. The goal of the survey is to learn more about the experiences of parents and family members who provide support to a family member with an intellectual or developmental disability.

To participate, the individual must be 18 years or older and provide primary unpaid and frequent support to a person with an intellectual or developmental disability living in the United States (and U.S. territories). Click here to learn more about the 2017 FINDS Survey.

It's a New Year: Have you Thought About Going Gold?

Valuable training opportunities, exposure to new trends and best practices, various networking opportunities! NCE membership has many benefits and with this new year make sure to get the best value for unlimited staff and board member access by buying a Gold Pass! Join NCE now!

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Interested in learning about NCE and The Arc's partnership with NTEN? Read more. NCE members, you and your staff members are eligible for NTEN membership! Log in to learn more!


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