About Us

Division for Early Childhood (DEC) is an organization designed for individuals who work with or on behalf of children with special needs, birth through age 8, and their families. Members receive the Journal of Early Intervention and Young Exceptional Children magazine. Only CEC Members are eligible to join the divisions.

AzDEC is an official subdivision of DEC. 


Board of Directors

  • President - Susan Shinn
  • President Elect - Open
  • Secretary -Toni Limbrick
  • Treasurer -Patty Matthews 


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