Premier Membership

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Our most comprehensive level provides a full complement of outstanding benefits that anyone involved in special education will find indispensable:

  • Articles and research to broaden your knowledge. The award-winning publication, TEACHING Exceptional Children, and our journal, Exceptional Children, delivered in both print and online versions.
  • News and information to keep you current. Timely newsletters and communications including Special Education Today, Policy Insider, Ideas in Practice, and CEC Leadership Briefing.
  • Open discourse to stimulate your thinking. CECommunity access, offering unrestricted contact with any and all CEC communities.
  • Discounts to save you money. Significant savings on continuing education programs, discounts on books and resources, and preferred member pricing on insurance programs.
  • Protection for your professional practice. All Premier Members automatically receive $250,000 of professional liability insurance, with no increase to their dues.
  • Connections to expand your relationships. Participation in a choice of CEC Special Interest Divisions and state/provincial unit membership.
  • Paths to advance your career. Access to the CEC Career Center.
  • Articles and research to broaden your knowledge. The award-winning publication, TEACHING Exceptional Children, and our journal, Exceptional Children, delivered in both print and online versions.
  • News and information to keep you current. Timely newsletters and communications including Special Education Today, Policy Insider, Ideas in Practice, and CEC Leadership Briefing.
  • Open discourse to stimulate your thinking. CECommunity access, offering unrestricted contact with any and all CEC communities.
  • Discounts to save you money. Significant savings on continuing education programs, discounts on books and resources, and preferred member pricing on insurance programs.
  • Protection for your professional practice. All Premier Members automatically receive $250,000 of professional liability insurance, with no increase to their dues.
  • Connections to expand your relationships. Participation in a choice of CEC Special Interest Divisions and state/provincial unit membership.
  • Paths to advance your career. Access to the CEC Career Center.

Best of all, Premier Membership includes a number of benefits never before offered: our new monthly Special Education Today newsletter, access to two recorded CEC webinars, one e-book from CEC’s bookstore, and membership in one Special Interest Division (additional charge applies for division dues over $35).

The premier membership carries a value of over $455, but your investment is only $205! That's a savings of over $255!

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Student memberships are significantly discounted and include Student Educator Professional Liability Insurance at no additional cost. Contact Member Services at (888) 232-7733 or Service@cec.sped.org to join or renew as a student studying to be a special education professional.

International Developing Countries — Individuals residing Low-income economies and Lower-middle-income economies as identified by the World Bank Modelmay join CEC at the Full Membership option for only $50Your mailing address must be in a developing country. Otherwise, you will be charged the regular Full Member rate of $115.