Aug. 8, 2018
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Natasha Veale, an associate professor of special education at Greensboro College, has been elected the 2018 vice president of the N.C. Council for Exceptional Children.
As her involvement with the organization continues, she will serve as 2019 president-elect and state conference chair, 2020 president, and 2021 immediate past president. In the last two years, she also will represent the N.C. Council at the national Council for Exceptional Children conference.
The Council for Exceptional Children is the largest international nonprofit organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and students who are gifted.
The organization lobbies for appropriate policies, sets professional standards, provides continual professional development and advocates for newly and historically underserved individuals with exceptionalities.
The state organization provides state and local support through an annual conference, regional training, and an electronic newsletter. It also offers awards to recognize outstanding K-12 students with disabilities, leaders in the field of special education, and K-12 teachers.
Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.
Founded in 1838 and located in downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia, and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and six master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features an 18-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities.
Lex Alexander, Director of Communications
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