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The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is an international community of professionals who are the voice and vision of special and gifted education. CEC's mission is to improve, through excellence and advocacy, the education and quality of life for children and youth with exceptionalities and to enhance the engagement of their families.

CEC represents more than 27,000 members of the special education community, including teachers, administrators, support staff, paraprofessionals, psychologists, and higher education professionals.

CEC members represent the myriad of professionals in the field of special education who work in PreK-12 schools (public or private), universities, childcare facilities, local education agencies, state or provincial education agencies, private practice, nonprofits, and vocational or technical schools. 

CEC offers a variety of products and services to help support your brand’s exposure in both digital, print, and in-person formats. Contact Chad Rummel for more information about how to best connect your company and the CEC members.

Chad RummelExecutive Director, (703) 264-9404 |

Annual Convention

The CEC convention hosts over 4,000 educators, administrators, students, and higher education professionals. This is your opportunity to be face-to-face with members and users of your products. Opportunities exist for you to exhibit, advertise or sponsor specific events.

Special Education TODAY

With over 34,000 subscribers, Special Education Today tackles today's most relevant stories, gathered from leading news media sources and other critical industry publications. Delivered to the inboxes of subscribers, Special Education Today keeps professionals informed of the topics that matter most. Subscribers are decision-makers with purchasing power – the top-tier experts in the industry.

Digital Advertising

These exclusive ad placements give exposure to hundrends of thousands of visitors to the CEC web network, giving your company the attention it deserves in front of thousands of special educators across the world.

Journal Advertising

TEACHING Exceptional Children (a research to practice journal) and Exceptional Children (an empirical research journal) are CEC’s two peer-reviewed journals. Available to all members, these journals are a premier spot for advertising your brand.

Job Postings

The CEC Career Center is the perfect spot to recruit top talent in schools, administration, higher university, and relevant organizations.

List Rentals

With a mailing of almost 60,000 professionals, the CEC mailing list is the premier direct connector for mailing company materials.


Corporate Sponsorship, Designed for You

Set yourself apart from your peers by partnering with CEC and gaining direct access to members. Let’s discuss how we can work together in a customized sponsorship for your organization or company.  

Last Updated:  3 August, 2020

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