No matter where your interests lie, the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) has an opportunity for you.
There are many ways you can get involved and become a part of the CEC community! From local meet-ups to advocating on Capitol Hill, explore the various outlets available for you to come together with like-minded professionals, participate in your professional organization, and make your voice heard.
Become a Volunteer
Your time and talent can help make a difference for children and youth with exceptionalities AND the field. Find out which CEC volunteer opportunities are available to you!
Special Interest Divisions
Grow your professional network, exchange knowledge, and advance your career through our Special Interest Divisions focused on a specific topic, specialty area, role, or exceptionality.
Find your local CEC Unit to start taking advantage of meet-ups, webinars, conferences, events, and more happening in your area.
Advocate for Special Education
At CEC, we advocate on behalf of children and youth with exceptionalities 365 days a year. Learn how you can become a CEC advocate and take action today.
CECommunity All-Member Forum
The CECommunity is your platform to connect with your peers online. Join in on the conversation, ask questions, and exchange ideas with special educators like you.