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  Category: Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens


Warm Clothing Drive Once Again Collecting Hugs and Connecting Hearts for Delaware’s Children

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Education | Governor John Carney | Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Weather | Date Posted: Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) and its community partners, are pleased to report that the Heart 2 Heart Hugs campaign has now begun. Heart 2 Heart Hugs is focused on providing warmth, comfort, hugs and smiles for kids and young adults in Delaware who are homeless or in foster care. Donations of […]




It’s A Wrap!

Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2018

  Who would have thought that a march of advocates from Philadelphia to DC would end up choreographed into a theatrical production? In 2003, 200 people with disabilities and their advocates marched from Philadelphia to Wilmington, through central Delaware, west to Baltimore and finally to the U.S. Capitol – to demand their rights as citizens, […]




Calling All Performers!

Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, November 20, 2017

…we are seeking talented actors, singers, dancers, puppeteers and musicians from around the state to be a part of the show. In addition to performers we are also be searching for volunteers in the areas of lighting, set design, props and marketing for the show. Informational meetings will be held on Wednesday, December 6 and January 10 at Central Middle school in Dover from 5:30-8:00pm.




Heart2Heart Hugs Warm Clothing Drive

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, November 20, 2017

Dover- Principal Shan Green of Central Middle School proudly presented opening remarks at the kickoff of the Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) Heart 2 Heart Hugs warm clothing drive. The annual drive, in its 9th year, collects new warm items for the children in Delaware who are homeless, under housed, or in foster […]




Due Process Layperson Panelist Members Sought

Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

The Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) is currently searching for volunteers to fill the position of Layperson Panelist. Under IDEA and Delaware Law, there is an administrative hearing process to resolve disputes related to educational matters. The ideal candidate for this volunteer position will have a demonstrated interested in the education of children […]







  Category: Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens


Warm Clothing Drive Once Again Collecting Hugs and Connecting Hearts for Delaware’s Children

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Education | Governor John Carney | Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Weather | Date Posted: Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) and its community partners, are pleased to report that the Heart 2 Heart Hugs campaign has now begun. Heart 2 Heart Hugs is focused on providing warmth, comfort, hugs and smiles for kids and young adults in Delaware who are homeless or in foster care. Donations of […]




It’s A Wrap!

Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2018

  Who would have thought that a march of advocates from Philadelphia to DC would end up choreographed into a theatrical production? In 2003, 200 people with disabilities and their advocates marched from Philadelphia to Wilmington, through central Delaware, west to Baltimore and finally to the U.S. Capitol – to demand their rights as citizens, […]




Calling All Performers!

Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, November 20, 2017

…we are seeking talented actors, singers, dancers, puppeteers and musicians from around the state to be a part of the show. In addition to performers we are also be searching for volunteers in the areas of lighting, set design, props and marketing for the show. Informational meetings will be held on Wednesday, December 6 and January 10 at Central Middle school in Dover from 5:30-8:00pm.




Heart2Heart Hugs Warm Clothing Drive

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, November 20, 2017

Dover- Principal Shan Green of Central Middle School proudly presented opening remarks at the kickoff of the Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) Heart 2 Heart Hugs warm clothing drive. The annual drive, in its 9th year, collects new warm items for the children in Delaware who are homeless, under housed, or in foster […]




Due Process Layperson Panelist Members Sought

Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | News | Date Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

The Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) is currently searching for volunteers to fill the position of Layperson Panelist. Under IDEA and Delaware Law, there is an administrative hearing process to resolve disputes related to educational matters. The ideal candidate for this volunteer position will have a demonstrated interested in the education of children […]