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CEC Provides Recommendations to President-Elect Biden

On Thursday, CEC President Dr. Jennifer Lesh penned a letter to President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice...

CEC Announces 2021 Professional Award Recipients

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is pleased to announce the winners for its 2021 CEC...

CEC Revises Three Key Position Statements

At its November meeting, the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Board of Directors approved...

5 Educational Technology Tools for Future Special Educators

When it comes to educational technology, it's important to make sure that the standards and content...

Practical Tips For Setting Student IEP Goals

Your student’s road to success will be directed by your daily instruction based on your IEP goals...

Learning Policy Institute Releases Blog on Family Engagement in Special Education

The Learning Policy Institute released a new blog post, “Home-School Partnerships Key to Supporting...

KYCEC New Teacher Academy

STICKING TOGETHER & SHARING SUCCESS This year’s virtual event will begin with a live Kick-Off Event...

Washington Update: Post Election, What Does the Future Hold for Special Education?

Presenter: Jane West Join Jane West for a Washington Update including a briefing on the election and...

From the Ground Up: Embedding the HLPs Into Teacher Induction, Training, and Evaluation

The High-Leverage Practices (HLPs), when used frequently in classrooms, have been shown to improve...

House Democrats Select Next Appropriations Committee Chair

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), the current Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee with...

NCES Cancels the 2021 Nation’s Report Card

This week, the National Center for Educational Statistics officially postponed the Nation’s Report...

NCLD and NASP Release New Report on Evaluating Specific Learning Disabilities During COVID-19

This week, NCLD and NASP published a new report, “Navigating Special Education Evaluations for...


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...

2020 Board of Directors Election Results

Congratulations to CEC’s newly elected and returning Board members. CEC was fortunate to have an...

New Special Education Teachers Induction Toolkit

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Applying a Trauma-Informed Framework to the IEP Process

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TEACHING Exceptional Children Journal (Volume 53, Issue 1)

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