As we enter our 100th year of leading special education, the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is recognizing exceptional educators from around the world who have shown a passion, dedication, and commitment to making a difference in the lives of the students who they teach. Hear from teachers about their personal experiences working in the field, and get inspired to make your own impact this year.
Tim McCammon is a teacher that champions all students and whose leadership is renowned throughout his school district. As well as being a Special Education Resource Teacher in an Autism Spectrum Disorder classroom, he is a leader and developer of an after-school skills development program. He also offers a school-based training program, welcoming teachers, administrators, interdisciplinary teams and support staff into his classroom to observe and learn about educational opportunities for children with autism. Tim organizes and leads a musical group, the Inclusioneers , which performs at local events for students with disabilities, such as track and field days and award ceremonies. He is truly an inspired educator who makes a difference in the lives of students with ASD and their families.
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