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Student Awards

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The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)'s Student Awards recognize CEC's outstanding college and university student members—undergraduate and graduate students—and chapter advisers who make outstanding contributions to CEC and to children and youth with exceptionalities.

Please address any inquiries about the CEC Student Awards to students@cec.sped.org.

Recipients of these awards are not required to attend the convention to receive their award. No student will be awarded more than one CEC award each year. Student members on CEC’s Student & Early Career Committee are not eligible for these awards.

Please note: High school students and other non-members are not eligible for these awards.

Megan Foreman
Congratulations to our 2019 CEC Student Award Recipient!

CEC Outstanding Undergraduate Student of the Year

Megan Foreman
Western Michigan University

Student Awards & Nominations

These awards honor a student CEC member for his or her dedication and contribution to children and youth with exceptionalities and to student activities. The awards recognize both an undergraduate and graduate student CEC member. This award is not currently accepting nominations.

Eligibility Information and Process

This award honors a college or university faculty member (including CEC chapter advisers) who has demonstrated exemplary personal and professional qualities while making outstanding contributions to promote student activities and to children and youth with exceptionalities. This award is not currently accepting nominations.

Award and Eligibility Information

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