Upcoming Events

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Each year the boards and members of CEC and the various divisions of CEC gather to plan events for the coming school year.  All CEC members are welcome!  If you wondering what CEC is all about and want to get involved, please plan to join us:

Saturday, June 7, 2014
The Property in Casa Grande
1251 W Gila Bend Highway
Casa Grande, AZ  85193

8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Your input and participation is important to us!
Watch for registration information to come!


AZCEC is the Arizona branch of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). CEC is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides continual professional development, advocates for newly and historically underserved individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.

Mailing Address AZCEC
2401 W. Dante Way
Tucson, AZ 85741

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Do you know of a fabulous special education teacher, an innovative colleague, an outstanding student  or someone who makes a difference in the lives of students with disabilities? Nominate them for an award!

Each year, AZCEC and AZCASE recognize some of Arizona's outstanding students, teachers, and leaders in special education. Please take a few minutes to complete a nomination form and submit it by January 17, 2014. Individuals who are chosen for an award by the AZCEC/AZCASE Awards Committee will be recognized at the Annual Conference on February 28, 2014.

2014 AZCEC Samuel Kirk Sped Teacher of the Year.pdf

2014 AZCEC Distinguished Service to Special Education Award

2014 Innovation Pays Off Grant Application.pdf

2014 AZCASE Laura Ganoung Award

2014 AZCASE Outstanding Leadership Award

2014 AZCASE Scholarship Award

"I CAN DO IT" Student Award



The Annual Meetings for AZCEC and AZCASE will be held on February 28, 2014 at 4:00 PM immediately following the Annual Conference at the Black Canyon Conference Center, Phoenix, AZ. All CEC and CASE members are invited to attend.  The agenda for this meeting will be sent out to all members and will be posted during the Annual Conference. 

Business items include: 

  1. Review of Minutes from last Annual Meeting
  2. Review of financial standing for the year
  3. Election of officers
  4. Other items of business for the membership to consider


Welcome to our new AZCEC Website!

The look is different but the workshops and services that AZCEC brings to you is better than ever! AZCEC is updating its website to make is easier for you to get the information that you need!

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