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March 8-13, 2021

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Whether you're a student, an early career professional, a seasoned practitioner, training the next generation of educators, or administrating special education programs, there's a CEC membership that's right for you.


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Find your professional community through the CECommunity All-Member Forum, an exclusive online space where members come together to share real-world answers, resources, and support.  


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Explore Our 22 New HLP Leadership Guides

We've developed 22 free guides for school leaders to support their teams in effectively implementing...

Former OSEP Director Joins CEC Staff

CEC is excited to announce that Laurie VanderPloeg will be joining its staff as the new Associate...

Get Involved With 2 New CEC Committees

To better serve its members and the field, the CEC Board of Directors recently established two new...

Help Us Determine Our Next Strategic Plan: How Can We Best Serve You?

CEC will be revising its strategic plan. The Board of Directors is seeking input to understand the...

Finding the Right CEC L.I.V.E. Workshop for You

With 16 optional pre-conference workshops to choose from, check out our quick guide for choosing the...

Teletherapy: Then vs. Now

Times have changed, and so has the demand for how we use technology to connect with others.

DCDT West Coast Transition Symposium

DCDT West Coast Transition Symposium February 16 - June 15, 2021 Virtual Monthly Workshops Please...

NC CEC 34th Annual Conference: Preparing Students for a Changing World

North Carolina Council for Exceptional Children 34th Annual Conference "Preparing Students for a...

The Road to Tenure: Five Full Years

What is my timeline from starting a new faculty position to submitting a tenure package? How do I...

Department of Education Issues Updated Guidance on School Re-Openings in Concert with CDC

Last Friday, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released the first in a series of handbooks on...

NCLD and Understood Release Distance Learning Toolkit

Yesterday, the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) and Understood released a new...

Understanding Student Access to Well-Prepared, Diverse Teachers

The Learning Policy Institute (LPI) published a blog post in their "Learning in the Time of COVID-19...


The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)’s committees are responsible for advising the Board of...

Yes I Can Awards

For 38 years, the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) has recognized children and youth with...

Policy Committee Launches Into Action (and How You Can, Too!)

Our recently convened Policy Steering Committee kicked off its work with an in-person meeting in...

All Students Must Thrive

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Diversity, Autism and Developmental Disabilities: Guidance for the Culturally Responsive Educator – Prism 13

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CEC Professional Library

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