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CEC Leadership Institute


CEC offers a variety of live and pre-recorded online events that let you learn on your own schedule.


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Each year at the CEC Convention & Expo, thousands of special education professionals from around the world come together to learn, share, grow, and connect. With hundreds of sessions on just about every topic in the field, the CEC Convention & Expo is THE professional development event for special educators to find research, tips, and strategies you can actually apply to supporting students with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. 

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How Bees Fly: A CEC/TAG Webinar
December 08, 2022
Online Event
CEC and The Association for the Gifted (TAG) Division present this webinar to highlight strategies teachers and parents can use to help 2e students think, value, and succeed in their abilities. Until...
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Webinar: Co-Teaching But Not Getting the Results You’d Hoped For?
December 14, 2022
Online Event
Basic awareness, or declarative knowledge of HLPs for students with disabilities is widespread amongst teachers and school leaders thanks to the past few years of dissemination efforts by CEC, OSEP...
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December 14, 2022
Online Event
Take advantage of all that your incredible CEC membership offers. Join us as we dive into: Exploring CEC’s history, mission, vision & strategic plan Learning how to access your CEC member resources &...
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January 18, 2023 - January 20, 2023
United States, Sheraton Sand Key Resort, 160 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater Beach, FL, 33767
Are you an educator, administrator, researcher, college instructor, or related professional working in the field of autism, intellectual disability and/or developmental disabilities? Then DADD’s...
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jumpstart 2022
January 24, 2023 - March 21, 2023
Online Event
CEC’s popular JumpStart Program for New and Early-Career Special Educators is back and better than ever. This completely online course was designed to equip new special educators like you with the
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Supporting Paraeducators: Successful Systems & Strategies for Admins and Teachers

Open now! In this fully online, on-demand program designed for special education teachers, special education administrators, and building/district administrators, you’ll get evergreen strategies to help enhance the support provided to the paraeducators you work with.

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