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The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the world’s leading association of aspiring and established special education professionals.

Learn how CEC membership can advance your career and the special education profession with world-class resources, professional development options, local/national events, and more. Keep reading to see how you can take advantage of CEC membership!


Become a member of Colorado Council for Exceptional Children by first joining the Council for Exceptional Children, the largest professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of children and youth with disabilities and/or gifts and talents.  If you encounter any difficulties enrolling in an option, please visit our National CEC page for support by clicking here



This includes pre-service, early career, professional and retired educators.  Select the educator membership that best suits your position.

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You provide instructional or related support to students and their families under the direction and supervision of a certified special education teacher.

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I am interested in special education but not employed (including as consultants) in any field of education and/or special education. 


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