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American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES)

The American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES) is a non-profit national professional organization that is committed to the enhancement of services for individuals with exceptionalities and their families who live in rural areas and to professional development for professionals from a variety of disciplines who support their by providing special education and disability services. The WVU Department of Special Education was selected to serve as the National headquarters for ACRES, providing support for membership services, planning and hosting of the Annual Conference, subscriptions to the quarterly journal Rural Special Education Quarterly, and publication of special monographs, and other activities assigned by the ACRES Board of Directors.

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