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Resource Library

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We know what you’re looking for—evidence-based, practical tools and information you can use in your classroom today.

Explore our library of resources you can see, hear, and touch (well, if you print them) whenever and wherever you need.

Student Resources

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) supports your journey towards teaching children with special needs. Check out some curated resources and get advice from your experienced and pre-service special education peers.

Resources for Teaching Remotely

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is here to support special education professionals and your ongoing efforts to apply good teaching practices remotely due to precautions surrounding COVID-19.


Produced by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), this podcast brings you the information you need from the experts you trust, whether you’re a new teacher or a seasoned veteran.

OSEP (Office of Special Education Programs)

The new leverage briefs are the culmination of OSEP’s Attract, Prepare, Retain: Effective Personnel for All Initiative and highlight 13 leverage points covering strategies recognized by various stakeholders as essential to addressing critical shortages in the special education workforce.

CEC & NCSER Partnership Webinars

Two research to practice webinars that provide recommendations on IES-funded research that might be of interest to CEC members.

American Rescue Plan Act Webinars

Two of CEC’s recent webinars providing information and guidance for education leaders, administrators, and educators on this new legislation and to discuss strategies to utilize available American Rescue Plan Act funds. 

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