Below is a compilation of resources from What Every Special Educator Must Know: Professional Ethics and Standards, CEC's "Red Book," 7th edition. These resources are in the order they appear in the Red Book.

Introduction

Fig I.1: Standards for Initial and Advanced Special Educator Preparation

Section 1: Code of Ethics and Standards for Professional Practice

Code of Ethics

Standards for Professional Practice

Section 3: Preparation Standards

Field Experience and Clinical Practice Standard

Standards for the Initial Preparation of Special Education Professionals

Standards for the Initial Preparation of Special Education Professionals (with explanations)

Standards for the Preparation of Advanced Special Education Professionals

Standards for the Preparation of Advanced Special Education Professionals (with explanations)

Section 4: Initial Specialty Sets

Figure 4.1: Selecting Specialty Sets for Initial Program Preparation

Table 4.1: Initial Specialty Set Acronyms

Initial Common Specialty Items

All Initial Specialty Sets

Initial Specialty Set: Early Childhood Special Education/Early Intervention
This specialty set was updated in 2017, and should replace the specialty set printed in the 2015 edition of the Red Book.

Section 5: Advanced Specialty Sets

Figure 5.1: Selecting Specialty Sets for Advanced Preparation Programs

Table 5.1: Advanced Specialty Set Acronyms

Advanced Common Specialty Items

All Advanced Specialty Sets

Advanced Specialty Set: Early Childhood Special Education/Early Intervention Specialist
This specialty set was updated in 2017, and should replace the specialty set printed in the 2015 edition of the Red Book.

Section 6: Standards for the Preparation of Gifted Education Professionals

Standards for the Initial Preparation of Gifted Special Education Professionals

Standards for the Initial Preparation of Gifted Special Education Professionals (with explanations)

Standards for the Preparation of Advanced Gifted Special Education Professionals

Standards for the Preparation of Advanced Gifted Special Education Professionals (with explanations)

Section 7: Paraeducators Serving Individuals with Disabilities

Specialty Set: Special Education Paraeducator

Specialty Set: Special Education Paraeducator Intervener for Individuals with Deafblindness (PDBI)