Learn about the CEC Professional Awards are now open!
The CEC Professional Awards give us a unique opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of our colleagues. Through these awards, we recognize the special educators who have advanced the field and the quality of special education service, and CEC members whose contributions have moved the Council forward in significant ways.
Meet the 2017 professional award recipients!
The CEC J.E. Wallace Wallin Lifetime Achievement Award
This award recognizes an individual who has made continued and sustained contributions to the education of children and youth with exceptionalities.
The Clarissa Hug Teacher of the Year Award
This award honors a CEC member who currently provides direct services to students with exceptionalities and whose work exemplifies the best in special education teaching.
The CEC Special Education Research Award
This award recognizes an individual or research team whose research has made significant contributions to the education of children and youth with exceptionalities.
The Frederick J. Weintraub Outstanding CEC Leadership Award
This award honors a CEC member who has made significant contributions to the Council’s programs and activities at the local, state/provincial and national/international level over an extended period of time.
The CEC Business Award
This award recognizes a business that has promoted and provided for the enhancement, awareness, and employment of individuals with exceptionalities in order to promote and support their full participation within the community. The CEC Honors Committee selects one organization each year to receive this award. Nominations are not accepted for this award.
Please address any inquiries about the awards process to firstname.lastname@example.org