register_now_btnRates, Policy, and Official Registration Form 

Cancellation Policy

Register now for the CEC 2014 Convention & Expo, the premier professional development event for special and gifted education. Registration gives you access to hundreds of educational sessions in a variety of formats; an Expo Hall brimming with products and services; the Opening General Session including the CEC Professional and Student Awards; and the Yes I Can Awards program.

Ticketed workshops and special events are available at an additional cost and include Preconvention Workshops and Educational Site Visits.

Save when you send a group (group rates effective after January 15, 2014)

CEC encourages teams of special and general educators, paraeducators, and administrators to register from the same school or school district. By registering five or more people at one time, you receive a 10% discount off advance registration fees. All forms must arrive together as a packet with full payment or an original purchase order.

CEC 2014 Convention Registration Rates

  One-Day Registration Onsite
After Mar. 12
Group Discount
Per person;
groups of 5+
Member $199 $434 $346
Non-Member $306 $613 $507
Student Member $119 $260 $207
Life/Retired Member $119 $260 $207

CEC 2014 Preconvention Workshop Registration Rates*

  Full-Day Registration Half-Day Registration

Full-Day Workshops & Institute  with Material Fees

Half-Day Workshops with Material Fees Program Developer Workshop
Member $229 $139 $249 $159 $375
Non-Member $279 $189 $299 $209 $525
Student Member $137 $83 $157 $103 N/A
Life/Retired Member $137 $83 $157 $103 N/A


*Important information about registering for Preconvention Workshops and other ticketed special events. 

CEC Members

CEC members receive substantial discounts off of regular registration rates.

Register online now with your username and password. If you do not have your username and password, please call Customer Service at 1-888-232-7733.

“Student 2 Professional” Members

Members participating in the “Student 2 Professional” membership transition program may register for the CEC Convention & Expo at the Student rate. Please call Customer Service at 1-888-232-7733 to take advantage of this discount.

Not a CEC Member?

CEC members are offered the BEST registration rates.

To become a CEC member, please call 1-888-232-7733. For your convenience, you may register for the convention at the same time you join CEC.

Or proceed with registration. 

Exhibiting Companies

If you are exhibiting at convention, please register at our Expo site. Exhibitors receive free educational program access with their booth registration. More information may be found on our Expo site.

Need Help?

Please contact Carol Serrano at If you are with an exhibiting company, please contact Bradley Eubank at

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Registrations paid or promised by check, credit card, or purchase order are subject to the following:

If you need to cancel your registration, please send a request postmarked no later than March 12. 

A $100 cancellation fee will be deducted from all refund checks.

No refunds will be made after March 12.

If you have received your badge and special event tickets (if applicable), they must be returned with your cancellation request. Mail request to:

CEC 2014 Convention & Expo
2900 Crystal Drive, Suite 1000
Arlington, VA 22202

Returned Checks

A $35 fee will be applied on all returned checks.

Special Events Items

Special event tickets (Preconvention Workshops and Educational Site Visits) are non-refundable.