The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides professional development, advocates for individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.
- Dignity and worth of all individuals.
- Diversity and inclusiveness.
- Advocacy and social justice.
- Professional excellence, integrity, and accountability.
- Full participation in society.
- Effective individualized education.
- Family engagement.
- Collaboration and community.
- Responsibility to members.
Publications, Media/Training Opportunities, Special Interest Divisions/Caucuses, Networking, Website, Discounts on Educational Resources, Insurance,Car, Health Identity Theft Insurance, CEC Job Board
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Rockland Chapter #1129
St. Thomas Aquinas College and Dominican College
Founded October 2011.
To interact with individuals with disabilities to gain experience in the field
To advocate and raise awareness about disabilities
To provide leadership opportunities for members
To provide networking opportunities for members
Past Events: Special Olympics, Zumba for Autism, West Nyack Library Special Needs Movie Nights, Professional Development on Tourette’s
President: Alexandra Graziano
Meetings: Please email for more info