As the recognized leader for special education professional standards, CEC develops standards, ethics and practices and guidelines to ensure that individuals with exceptionalities have access to well-prepared, career-oriented special educators.
Through the vision and dedication of more than 30,000 members, CEC sets the standard for high quality education for children and youth with exceptionalities. And, CEC is known as THE source for information, resources and professional development for special educators.
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You’ll find professional development offerings to meet the needs of all special educators – including those of you who are time-crunched, cost-conscious or in need of CEUs in order to meet state obligations. Please join us and invite others to engage the potential!
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Join CEC for a series of three conference calls to update CAN Coordinatorsabout key policy issues straight from Washington, D.C.
July 23rd @ 10am (EST): ESEA Reauthorization
The PowerPoint for 'ESEA Reauthorization' can be found here:CAN Summer Series ESEA July 2013
July 24, 2013, 10-11am (EST): Advocacy strategies for new CAN Coordinators
The PowerPoint for 'Advocacy strategies for new CAN Coordinators' can be found here: CAN Summer Series New CAN Coordinators July 2013
Listen to the Conference Call - July 24
August: 1, 2013, 10-11am (EST): Federal funding for special/gifted education programs
The PowerPoint for 'Federal Funding' can be found here: CAN Summer Series Federal Funding August 2013
Listen to the Conference Call - August 1
To RSVP, please email Kim Hymes: email@example.com