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CEC 2023 Convention & Expo

March 1-4, 2023 in Louisville, KY

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Whether you're starting out in the field, serving students in classrooms, 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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CEC's Strategic Plan 2022-2026
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TEACHING Exceptional Children Journal Transitioning Students Issue (Volume 53, Issue 5)
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Irrefutable Influence: The Impact of School Culture on Student Intervention Success

Call for Editors for CEC’s Flagship Journals

The Publications Committee of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) has opened nominations for...

Notice of Proposed Amendments to CEC’s Bylaws

The board will consist of no fewer than 12 16 members and no more than 15, including the four...

Board of Directors Call for Applications Open 

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

Get to Know the Candidates for the Board of Directors

The CEC Board of Directors consists of 16 volunteer members who serve 3-year terms. The Board...

Board of Directors Candidate Slating Process

After the first year of a completely new application process for the Board of Directors, the...

August 2022 President's Message from Dr. Danielle Kovach

100 Years from Now Growing up, I always knew that I wanted to be a teacher. Yes, I was that little...

JumpStart Program for New & Early-Career Special Educators

CEC’s popular JumpStart Program for New and Early-Career Special Educators is back and better than...
September 23, 2022 - June 30, 2023
Add to Calendar 2022-09-23 00:00:00 2023-06-30 00:00:00 JumpStart Program for New & Early-Career Special Educators United States Council for Exceptional Children America/New_York public

Back-to-School 2022: Helping Students & Early Career Teachers Thrive

We know that the start of the school year has probably come with a lot of anxiety, so join our panel...
10/13/2022 - 10/13/2022

Activate the Value of Your CEC Membership

Take advantage of all that your incredible CEC membership offers. Join us as we dive into: Exploring...
10/19/2022 - 10/19/2022
11/16/2022 - 11/16/2022
12/14/2022 - 12/14/2022

Start Early Releases Federal Recommendations on Early Childhood Disability Policy

Start Early publicly announced policy recommendations to advance equity and inclusion for young...

ED Funds Over $60M to Address Teacher Shortages

On September 27th the Department of Education announced over $60M in awards to urgently address...

School Pulse Survey Demonstrates Pressing Special Education Shortages

Data released on September 27th from the School Pulse Panel, conducted by the Department of...


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

August 2022 President's Message from Dr. Danielle Kovach

100 Years from Now Growing up, I always knew that I wanted to be a teacher. Yes, I was that little...

CEC Learning Library

The CEC Learning Library is our on-demand professional learning library of webinars, courses, and...

Breakthrough: Federal Special Education Legislation 1965-1981

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$9.50 (36% off)
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Taming the Data Monster: Collecting and Analyzing Classroom Data to Improve Student Progress

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$13.98 (37% off)
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Practical Handbook of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support

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$16.50 (37% off)
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