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Disability History and Awareness Month- Poster Contest Winners Announced!

Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Date Posted: Monday, January 30, 2023

View all of the GACEC’s Disability History and Awareness Month Poster contest winners on our new facebook page.




President Biden Appoints Wendy Strauss, Former GACEC Director, to PCPID

Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Date Posted: Friday, October 21, 2022

Last weekend, a celebration was held to honor Wendy Strauss, former executive director of the Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC).  Wendy was selected to become a member of President Biden’s Committee for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID) in 2021. The President’s Committee on People with Intellectual Disabilities serves as a federal advisor to […]




Disability History and Awareness Month Poster Contest- Deadline Extended to November 30, 2022

Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 13, 2022

The theme of this year’s poster contest is “Better Together!” The deadline to enter has been changed to November 30, 2022.  Click the link to learn more details and complete the form to enter the contest https://gacec.delaware.gov/poster-contest/    




Bay Health’s Project SEARCH is Rewarding for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Project SEARCH Bayhealth serves young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Typically, these are high school students who are on an Individual Education Program (IEP) and in their last year of school eligibility. The goal for program participants is competitive employment. Project SEARCH is a unique business-led, one-year, school-to-work program that takes place entirely at […]




October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy says that “The theme for NDEAM 2021 is ‘America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion,’ reflects the importance of ensuring that people with disabilities have full access to employment and community involvement during the national recovery from COVID-19 pandemic.  NDEAM is observed each October to commemorate the […]







  Category: Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens


Disability History and Awareness Month- Poster Contest Winners Announced!

Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Date Posted: Monday, January 30, 2023

View all of the GACEC’s Disability History and Awareness Month Poster contest winners on our new facebook page.




President Biden Appoints Wendy Strauss, Former GACEC Director, to PCPID

Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Date Posted: Friday, October 21, 2022

Last weekend, a celebration was held to honor Wendy Strauss, former executive director of the Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC).  Wendy was selected to become a member of President Biden’s Committee for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID) in 2021. The President’s Committee on People with Intellectual Disabilities serves as a federal advisor to […]




Disability History and Awareness Month Poster Contest- Deadline Extended to November 30, 2022

Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | News | Date Posted: Thursday, October 13, 2022

The theme of this year’s poster contest is “Better Together!” The deadline to enter has been changed to November 30, 2022.  Click the link to learn more details and complete the form to enter the contest https://gacec.delaware.gov/poster-contest/    




Bay Health’s Project SEARCH is Rewarding for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Project SEARCH Bayhealth serves young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Typically, these are high school students who are on an Individual Education Program (IEP) and in their last year of school eligibility. The goal for program participants is competitive employment. Project SEARCH is a unique business-led, one-year, school-to-work program that takes place entirely at […]




October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy says that “The theme for NDEAM 2021 is ‘America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion,’ reflects the importance of ensuring that people with disabilities have full access to employment and community involvement during the national recovery from COVID-19 pandemic.  NDEAM is observed each October to commemorate the […]