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Irrefutable Influence: The Impact of School Culture on Student Intervention Success

Board of Directors Call for Applications Open 

Applications are now being accepted for the CEC Board of Directors. As announced previously in...

LDC Announces New Board Application Process for 2022

In an effort to better serve the CEC membership, the Leadership Development Committee (LDC), in...

Gennith Johnson Joins CEC as Chief Engagement Officer

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gennith Johnson...

Sara Wallace

For as long as I can remember, I have always been inspired and drawn to children that arrived to...

Kathy Boisvert

I have to say that being awarded the 2016 Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Teacher of the Year...

Thank you Teachers: Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week 2022

It’s #TeacherAppreciationWeek and we want to give a huge thank you to all of the teachers and...

Alberta Canada Workshop Series

The Alberta CEC Presents: Welcome to our Friday Virtual PD series- "TGI-PD!" Cost: $40 CDN per...
04/29/2022 - 04/29/2022
05/13/2022 - 05/13/2022
06/17/2022 - 06/17/2022

Webinar on Irrefutable Influence: The Impact of School Culture on Student Intervention Success

This session will feature a "meet the author" with Dr. Rosemary Tralli as she talks about her new...
06/21/2022 - 06/21/2022

2022 CEC Leadership Institute

Save the date for CEC Leadership Institute: July 8-10, 2022. Rates The registration cost will be...
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
July 08 - 10, 2022
Add to Calendar 2022-07-08 00:00:00 2022-07-10 00:00:00 2022 CEC Leadership Institute The Westin Alexandria Old Town 400 Courthouse Square Alexandria, VA 22314 United States Council for Exceptional Children America/New_York public

FutureEd Releases Resource on Medicaid’s Role in Sustaining Support for Students Mental Health

This week, FutureEd released a new resource that explores how Medicaid could help sustain mental...

Network for Public Education Releases Report on the Expansion of Privatized Alternatives to Public Schools

This week, the Network for Public Education released a new report titled “Public Schooling in...

House Education and Labor Committee Considers School Infrastructure, Mental Health Legislation and CEC-Endorsed RISE Act

This week, the House Education and Labor Committee held a hearing to consider five bills, including...


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

April 2022 President's Message from Dr. Danielle Kovach

Sometimes the smallest gestures make the most significant impact. However, you may not always know...

March 2022 President's Message from Dr. Danielle Kovach

March 13, 2020, will be a day I will never forget. Fast forward two years later, and - while we...

Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues in Early Childhood

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Building Alliances: A How-to Manual to Support Transitioning Youth

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$21.25 (21% off)
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HLPs in Special Education Instruction Laminated Guide (#6)

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$11.95 (7% off)
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