CEC 2014 Convention & Expo in Philadelphia, PA

If you haven’t yet registered for a preconvention workshop during CEC 2014, now is the time! Attendees come away with a greater understanding of the topic, knowledge to improve their practice and strategies they can use immediately.

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March Voting

Voting will soon open for the 2014-2016 Council for Educational Diagnostic Services Vice President and Treasurer. The election will be open from March 15, 2014 through May 1, 2014. Click the link below for more information.

Reality 101

Adrien: Geeking out on transition at CEC 2014

It finally happened! The CEC 2014 Convention & Expo 2014! My day on Thursday was full of good fun and learning! One of my morning sessions was about video modeling to teach transition skills. This is a strategy that has...

Rob: Give hope a chance

Continuing some of the ideas I expressed last time about grit, I have been thinking a lot about hope. Roth and Hemmelstein defined hope as “expectancy that a positively related event is likely to incur in the future.” It follows,...

Adrien: Attend a conference and take time for you

Hi, my name is Adrien, and I’m an addict. Yep. That’s right. An addict. I am addicted to professional conferences. I recently attended the regional music therapy conference in Addison, Texas. Three days of glorious time spent with others who...

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Annual Conference

  1. The 2015 CEDS and Louisiana Educational Diagnosticians Association (LEDA) combined annual conference will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana September 24-25, 2015.  Check our site for future updates, call for papers, and conference details.


The Council for Educational Diagnostic Services (CEDS) ensures the highest quality of diagnostic and prescriptive procedures involved in the education of individuals with disabilities and/or who are gifted. Members receive Assessment for Effective Intervention and the CEDS Communique newsletter.

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