Nominations are now open!

Do you know a student with exceptionalities who shines? Nominate them for a 2015 Yes I Can Award!

Nominations are due October 31, 2014.

Nomination Process

Nomination Form

Don't have a student to nominate? Share this information with your friends and colleagues!

Get inspired! Read about our 2014 Yes I Can Award recipients.

Award Benefits 

Each 2015 Yes I Can Award winner will: 

  • Attend a special awards ceremony and celebration at the CEC 2015 Convention & Expo and participate in a special field trip in San Diego. 
  • Receive two-night hotel accommodations.
  • Receive a Yes I Can statue.
  • Be featured on CEC’s website.
  • Be asked to share his/her story to help promote the Yes I Can Awards program and to generally advocate for children and youth with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. 

Everyone is a winner! Every student nominated for the Yes I Can Awards will receive a certificate of accomplishment from CEC.

Questions?  Please email


Show your support for the Yes I Can Awards by purchasing CEC's Yes I Can Bands. Priced at $4, each set contains two bands. All proceeds benefit the program. Buy yours today!