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CEC 2022 Convention & Expo

Join us Jan. 16-19, 2022 in Orlando, FL

Engaging with Culturally & Linguistically Different Students and Families

New Special Educator Jumpstart Program


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Whether you're a student, an early career professional, a seasoned practitioner, training the next generation of educators, or administrating special education programs, there's a CEC membership that's right for you.


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Find your professional community through the CECommunity All-Member Forum, an exclusive online space where members come together to share real-world answers, resources, and support.  


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On-Demand HLP Deep Dive Series
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Diversity, Autism and Developmental Disabilities: Guidance for the Culturally Responsive Educator – Prism 13
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SET Blog
Dr. Zelphine Smith-Dixon Welcomes You to "What I Wish I Knew"
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Critical Conversations: Revealing Educational Issues at the Intersections of Disability, Race, Language and Culture
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TEACHING Exceptional Children Journal Transitioning Students Issue (Volume 53, Issue 5)

Get to Know the Candidates for the Board of Directors Election

The CEC Board of Directors consists of 16 volunteer members who serve 3-year terms. The Board...

Major Federal Legislation Could Include Historic Investment in Educator Pipeline

When Congress returns to Washington, D.C., next week, it should begin consideration of a $3.5...

Here's What's Coming for CEC Volunteers This Year: An Update from the Leadership Development Committee's 4th Annual Retreat

CEC’s Leadership Development Committee (LDC) held its fourth annual retreat virtually July 29-31...

Anna Brown

This year, Anna is working in an adaptive curriculum classroom serving students between kindergarten...

Katie Billmeier

Katie Billmeier is a special education teacher teacher at Woodcliff Preschool in Grand Rapids...

Dr. Zelphine Smith-Dixon Welcomes You to "What I Wish I Knew"

Watch Dr. Zelphine Smith-Dixon invite you to our new "What I Wish I Knew" Conversation Series and...

Critical Conversations: Revealing Educational Issues at the Intersections of Disability, Race, Language and Culture

Join the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and the Division for Culturally and Linguistically...

New Special Educator Jumpstart Program

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

What I Wish I Knew Conversation Series

Embarking on a new school year for the first time is both exciting and challenging. Join CEC’s...

Congress Readies Bill to Provide Extension of Pending Annual Funding Decisions

The House of Representatives is poised to take up a continuing resolution that would allow Congress...

Return to School Road Trip Highlights Safe Return to In-Person Learning

This week, the U.S. Department of Education announced that Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona...

The 74 Updates COVID Education Relief Fund Tracking Tool

The 74, an education-focused news website, has updated its online tool that tracks the ways in which...

Yes I Can Awards Nominations

CEC is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Yes I Can Awards to be presented during 2022 CEC...


The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)’s committees are responsible for advising the Board of...

April Board Brief

Welcome to Board Brief, a summary of recent decisions and actions from the CEC Board of Directors...

Practice-Based Standards for the Preparation of Special Educators

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A School Board Member’s Guide to Special Education

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ABA Visualized

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