Technical Assistance Resources

CEC provides multiple levels of technical support to prepare for CEC program recognition. For the first four options CEC assigns vetted consultants to work with you after the contractual agreement is signed (Sample TA Agreement).

Individualized Technical Tele-Support

A CEC consultant sets up a schedule to work with the faculty by conference call to find the best approach for your situation.

Cost: $300 per hour

Information and Scheduling: Contact CEC Professional Standards at either prostandards@cec.sped.org or (703) 264-9408

Individualized Onsite Technical Support

 A CEC consultant comes to your campus and works with your faculty, spending as much time as needed to help analyze your programs to find the best approach for your situation. CEC will contract with you to provide a consultant (Sample Technical Assistance Agreement).

Cost: $1,800 per day (six hour workday) plus consultant travel expenses

Information and Scheduling: Contact CEC Professional Standards at either prostandards@cec.sped.org or (703) 264-9408

Contact CEC Professional Standards at either prostandards@cec.sped.org or (703) 264-9408

Group Onsite Technical Support

 Specially scheduled group technical support is usually sponsored by a state TED, AACTE, or the State Education Agency. A CEC representative will provide a group workshop individualized for the unique needs of the group.

Cost: $350 per individual (minimum of 10 individuals)

Information and Scheduling: Contact CEC Professional Standards at either prostandards@cec.sped.org or (703) 264-9408

Webinar Support

CEC plans to offer several webinars for program report developers in 2013. A CEC representative will provide a series of webinars on different program report areas.

Cost: To be determined.

Information and Scheduling: Contact CEC Professional Standards at either prostandards@cec.sped.org or (703) 264-9408

Preconvention Workshops

Twice a year, at the CEC Convention and the CEC TED Conference CEC conducts full-day workshops for faculty developing program reports. The CEC Recognition Report Developer Workshop is designed to assist individuals developing Preparation Program Recognition Reports.

Participants learn the components of a performance-based teacher preparation program including:

  • Understanding the CEC program recognition report process and cycle,
  • Discussing the essential elements of a program report.
  • Developing program performance-based assessments
  • Aligning program assessments with major elements of the CEC Content Standards
  • Collecting and analyzing program data on their candidates
  • Using data to analyze current program strengths and weaknesses
  • Presenting aggregated program data
  • Developing the program report
  • Identifying exemplars of program recognition report components, and tips for high quality program recognition reports
  • Identifying resources for further support in developing a program report.

Participants have the opportunity to interact with colleagues and the consultant and .8 CEC continuing education units.

Cost:: $350 for CEC members; $450 for non-members

Dates: CEC Preconvention Day and both the CEC Covention and the TED Preconference Day. For dates see the CEC Convention and CEC TED Conference websites.

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Registration: Register for either at the websites for the CEC Convention at Preconvention Workshop 5 and the CEC TED Conference in Ft Lauderdale in early November TED Conference Link

For more information e-mail prostandards@cec.sped.org or call (703) 264-9408.