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Message from the Editor in Chief

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Dear CAPED Membership,

I am so pleased to be your Editor in Chief for the CAPED Communique! We offer an electronic version of the Communique online for spring and both an electronic version online and printed version for fall which is available at the CAPED Convention in October. Our Communique has so many great articles including: best practices from DSPS Solutions and the CAPED Mentorship Program, current information on serving students with disabilities, studies, policies, and research conducted by individuals and DSPS offices, past convention pictures, as well as some great updates from the CAPED Interest Groups, our CAPED president, and the editorial team.

If you are interested in submitting an article for the Communique, please feel free to reach out to me at any time via email

Articles for spring edition are due February 15th and for fall edition, August 15th. I can assist with organizing your article and we have a fabulous team of editors that can assist as well. Please consider submitting an article to share information with the rest of your colleagues!

I also want to give acknowledgements to Adrian Gonzalez and Leo Orange, managing editors, for really making this a beautiful journal as this could not be possible without them.

Thank you so much for your support and see you at the convention in Huntington Beach!

Warm Regards,

Nicole Smith, Ph.D.
Director, Disability Support Services
Moreno Valley College
(951) 571-6317

Members can sign in here.