As the recognized leader for special education professional standards, CEC develops standards, ethics and practices and guidelines to ensure that individuals with exceptionalities have access to well-prepared, career-oriented special educators.
Through the vision and dedication of more than 30,000 members, CEC sets the standard for high quality education for children and youth with exceptionalities. And, CEC is known as THE source for information, resources and professional development for special educators.
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You’ll find professional development offerings to meet the needs of all special educators – including those of you who are time-crunched, cost-conscious or in need of CEUs in order to meet state obligations. Please join us and invite others to engage the potential!
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Sexuality Education for Young People With Intellectual Disability: What to Teach and When to Teach It (May 8, 2014)
Increasing Your Students' Odds of Success (March 20, 2014)
Planning for the Transition of Youth With EBD and Using Age-Appropriate Transition Assessments: Webinar One in a Three-Part Series (Jan. 24, 2013)
IEP Development and Coordination with Transition Plans for Youth with EBD: Webinar Two in a Three-Part Series (Feb. 14, 2013)
Developing and Implementing Effective Transition Programs for Youth With EBD: The RENEW Model. Webinar Three in a Three-Part Series (Feb. 21, 2013)