Sessions & Workshops

Wednesday, April 9

Preconvention Workshops
These full- and half-day workshops explore special education's hottest topics in depth and offer the latest news from recognized experts from the field.

Opening General Session
The Opening General Session kicks off the Convention & Expo.

Wednesday, April 9 through Saturday, April 12

The CEC Convention & Expo offers hundreds of educational sessions conducted by leading experts and endless opportunities to network with others working with children and youth with exceptionalities and their families. Educators won’t want to miss this chance to catch up on what’s happening in the field, broaden their perspective of special education, and further their professional growth. CEC's Convention & Expo is the heart and soul of the special education community and your premier professional development event.

Browse the Session Scheduler; see the breadth and depth of what’s scheduled while customizing your experience building a personalized convention schedule!

Strands explore specific educational topics in depth through a series of conceptually and developmentally linked sequential sessions.

Invited Sessions
These speakers have been invited by the convention program chair, Douglas Cheney, and will bring you the most current information on critical issues in special education.

Division Showcase Sessions
These sessions address critical issues and substantive trends related to the mission of each CEC division.

Important information about accessibility at the CEC 2014 Convention & Expo.