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March Board Brief

Welcome to Board Brief, a summary of recent decisions and actions from the CEC Board of Directors...

“Mental Health in Schools” is Topic of National Summit 

On May 1, 2023, the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is convening a group of national school...

Four CEC Members Receive 2023 Racial Justice Grants

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is pleased to announce the awardees for the 2023 CEC...

Washington Update, December 8, 2023

Dear Colleagues: The House and Senate were both in session this week but there was no movement on...

Why I Serve on the Leadership Development Committee

As an assistive technology specialist and former special education teacher, I pursued a position on...

November 2023 President's Message from Dr. Angie Jasper

Hello, and welcome to The Scoop! The month of November brings me joy for multiple reasons. One, I...

CEC 2024 Convention & Expo

Each year at the CEC Convention & Expo, thousands of special education professionals from around the...
San Antonio, Texas 78205
03/12/2024 - 03/15/2024

CEC 2025 Convention & Expo

Each year at the CEC Convention & Expo, thousands of special education professionals from around the...
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
03/11/2025 - 03/14/2025

Danté Quintin Allen Confirmed as Commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration

On Thursday, the U.S. Senate approved the nomination of Danté Quintin Allen to lead the U.S...

OSEP Director Williams Voices Concerns About Data on Youth with Disabilities

In this month’s newsletter to the field, Office of Special Education Programs Director Valerie...

Funding Early Childhood is the Right IDEA

This week, at the Division for Early Childhood conference, early childhood advocates came together...


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

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Dr. Kathleen King Thorius, Dr. Endia J. Lindo, Dr. Patricia Martínez-Álvarez, and Dr. Amanda L. Sullivan Named New Editors of CEC’s Exceptional Children Journal

Beginning in July 2023, the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) will welcome Dr. Kathleen King...

CEC 2024 Calendar benefitting Yes I Can Fund

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Transition Teaming: 26 Strategies for Interagency Collaboration

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English Language Learners: Differentiating Between Language Acquisition and Learning Disabilities

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