Gulf Coast Administrators of Special Education

Resources, Scholarship Opportunities and more!

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Membership Benefits


  • Network of professionals who provide support, ideas and understanding.
  • Resources, resources and more resources.
  • Professional learning through conferences and retreats.
  • Mentoring
  • Scholarship opportunities.
  • Opportunities for leadership at the regional level.
  • Conference discounts.
  • $50 for district employees or consultants
  • $30 for retirees
  • GCASE Membership Form

Primary Conferences


The GCASE Fall Forum is a retreat for current or aspiring special education administrators that is held annually in October at Camp Allen in Navasota.  Focus of the GCASE Fall Forum is to expand networking opportunities, share resources, address current trends and topics in special education and renewal.

The GCASE Law Conference is held at the Houston Galleria in December of each year.  It is intended for principals, assistant principals and special education personnel.  Focus of the GCASE Law Conference is to keep administrators up-to-date on the legal requirements in special education and aware of any legislative updates.
 GCASE Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon is a luncheon held at the end of each school year and the location varies.  This is open to all current GCASE members.  Focus of the GCASE Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon is to honor retirees, review updated elections for the GCASE Board and begin preliminary planning for the Fall Forum and Law Conference.
Texas Council of Administrators of Special Education:  www.tcase.org
Region 4 Education Service Center:  www.esc4.net
Council for Exceptional Children:  www.cec.sped.org

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