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Navigating the first few years as a special educator can be tough. Really tough. Add the aftermath of a global pandemic, a whole lot of uncertainty about how you’ll be expected to provide instruction and supporting students re-entering the classroom after a year of turmoil to all the “normal” challenges faced by new teachers and…YIKES.  

Don’t panic; prepare yourself to meet those challenges instead.  

CEC’s popular JumpStart Program for New and Early-Career Special Educators is back and better than ever.

This completely online course was designed to equip new special educators like you with the following to set you up for success: 

  • Virtual mentoring/office hours throughout the school year with JumpStart’s expert presenters  

  • Critical information every educator needs for the challenges of the 2021-2022 school year 

  • Curated learning resources to supplement the program content   

  • A community of peers for support and collaboration 

Some of the most renowned subject matter experts in the field will not only deliver dynamic workshops around what you need to know most before stepping foot in your classroom but will also host virtual mentoring sessions throughout the program and even after the school year begins.  

“Seats” for this program sold out fast last year, so don’t wait to reserve yours now!

Thank you to our sponsor:

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Let's Go Learn is providing CEC members with exclusive, no-cost access to their suite of special education products until the end of 2021. Learn more and sign up now.



Live kickoff session
October 13, 2021 | 5:00 – 6:00 pm ET
Access to all on-demand workshops August 16 – summer 2022
Check-In Session in early 2022

CEC Professional Development Team

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