VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR CEC MEMBERS:

Applications are being accepted for the positions below. 

Current committee members may reapply to be considered for a consecutive term. A third consecutive term is not permitted. However, a person who has served two consecutive terms may reapply for another term following a one-year break in service.

Board of Directors: 

  • Applications are being accepted for the Board of Directors for three-year terms (Jan. 1, 2021 - Dec. 31, 2023).
  • The deadline for receipt of all materials has been extended to 3:00 pm ET, June 1, 2020. 
  • The board provides management, financial, program and legal oversight of CEC, exercises financial stewardship of the association, approves the annual budget, establishes policies and procedures of the organization, and sets its strategic direction.
To apply: 
  • Review the preview application and rating rubric.
  • Prepare your application responses in advance so that you can copy and paste them into the online application.
  • Request your two letters of recommendation as soon as possible. 
  • Complete the online application by 3:00 pm ET, May 13, 2020.

Representative Assembly Committee

  • Applications are being accepted for two positions the Representative Assembly Committee for two-year terms (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2022). Applicants must be a current or former RA Representative and have attended at least one RA meeting. 
  • The deadline for receipt of all materials has been extended to 3:00 pm ET, June 16, 2020. 
  • The Representative Assembly Committee advises the presiding officer of the Representative Assembly (the CEC President) on procedures, formats, and field-based issues for Assembly meeting discussions or online input opportunities. Other duties include approval of Assembly meeting minutes, conducting orientations and online discussions, and determining eligibility for courtesy resolutions.
To apply: 
  • Review the preview application.
  • Prepare your application responses in advance so that you can copy and paste them into the online application.
  • Complete the online application by 3:00 pm ET, June 16, 2020.

Student and Early Career Committee

  • Applications are being accepted for two positions the Student and Early Career Committee: one 1-year term (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021) and one 2-year term (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2022). 
  • Applicants must be either in the first five (5) years of their career in special education or a student member as defined by CEC.
    Student Definition: A full-time student during the academic year as defined by an accredited college or university, or a part-time student who in not engaged in full-time employment as a certifiedprofessional in the field of education.
  • The deadline for receipt of all materials is 3:00 pm ET, June 8, 2020.
  • The committee provides input and guidance to CEC staff and the Board of Directors on a host of initiatives focused on recruiting, supporting, and mentoring teacher candidates and teachers during their first few years in the classroom.

To apply: