Slate of Candidates for YOUR 2019 Board of Directors 

Congratulations to the following members, who have been slated for the election, which will take place Oct. 1 - 29, 2018. Be sure to vote!

We must be an organization of participants, not simply observers, so that CEC can advance the success of children with exceptionalities. I urge you to be a participant!

     Zachary Walker, CEC Premier member since 2009
     Associate Professor, University College London Institute of Education
     Leadership Development Committee Member

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Candidates for Member-at-Large

 Shawn_Crawford Shawn Crawford, Ph.D.
Registered Psychologist (Private Practice)
University Instructor, Mount Royal University
Calgary, AB
 What inspired Shawn to apply? Having worked with students with various exceptionalities for over thirty years, I have a passion for supporting students, educators, parents and... Learn more about Shawn.
 Rosalind_Hall Rosalind Hall, Ed.D.
Director of ESE and Student Services,
Levy County School Board
New ESS Directors Mentor,
Florida Department of Education
Archer, FL
 What inspired Rosalind to apply? For many years, I have admired the work of the CEC Board of Directors and the positive impact it makes as we provide support and... Learn more about Rosalind.
 Laural_Jackson Laural Jackson, M.A.
Delta/Greely School District
Delta Junction, AK
 What inspired Laural to apply?  I have been active in CEC and CASE for more than 20 years now. I did serve on the CEC BOD 2013-15 and very much enjoyed my... Learn more about Laural.
 Kris_Melloy Kristine Melloy, Ph.D.
Professor and Coordinator
Special Education Director Program
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO
 What inspired Kris to apply?  The main thing that inspired me to apply to the Board is my lifelong commitment of service with children and youth with exceptionalities and... Learn more about Kris.
 Kim_Moffett Kim Moffett, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Special Education
Lee University
Spring City, TN
 What inspired Kim to apply?  I am currently on the Board of Directors and have been a part of the changes that are occurring. I would like to continue to be able to influence... Learn more about Kim.
 Charmion_Rush Charmion Rush, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Western Carolina University
Asheville, NC
 What inspired Charmion to apply?  As an active member of the Council for Exceptional Children, at national and state levels, I’ve faithfully served in several positions with... Learn more about Charmion.
 Anne_Sloboda Anne Sloboda, M.Ed.
Student Support Services Consultant
Sun West School Division
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK
 What inspired Anne to apply?  I believe CEC is the strongest voice to advocate for special education services and to support its members and students with... Learn more about Anne.

Questions? Please contact Sharon Rodriguez at