Nominations for the 2015 Yes I Can Awards are open!

The Yes I Can Awards honor children and youth with exceptionalities who shine. CEC has recognized the accomplishments of thousands of students since the program started in 1982. Do you know a student who has the Yes I Can spirit?  Nominate someone today!

Get inspired! Read about our past award recipients.

Nomination information
Nomination form

2013_YIC_Bernstein Award Benefits

Each 2015 Yes I Can Award winner will:

  • Be invited to 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 advocate for children and youth with disabilities and/or gifts and talents.

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

Questions?  Please email

B6030Show 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!