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CCEC Presents Brittany Pettersen and Robin Brewer this coming Saturday!

Please join Colorado CEC in welcoming Brittany Pettersen (State Represensative- District 28) and Robin Brewer (National CEC President) to speak about education policy and legislature issues in the state of Colorado and at an International level. Rep.... more

Free Screening of Who Cares About Kelsey!

Come join us for a free screening of
Who Cares About Kelsey?

This Saturday, March 15, 2014!

Hosted by Colorado Council for Exceptional Children in collaboration with the
Colorado Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders, and
UCD/Metro... more

Colorado Council for Exceptional Children Award Winners

2013 Colorado Council for Exceptional Children Joe Todd Annual Service Award:
Tracy Stegall

Joe Todd: Honorable Mention - Patricia Ann Blackburn

Joe Todd Honorable Mention - Kim Keith

2013 Colorado Council for Exceptional Children Student... more

Policy Insider: Legislative Update

Become an Advocate at CEC’s National Legislative Conference!

As someone who advocates for your students every day, you need to attend CEC’s National Legislative Conference and bring your passion to Capitol Hill. At CEC’s National Legislative Conference you will: Gain the experience and confidence you need to successfully communicate with policymakers. Visit U.S. Congressional offices and advocate for students with exceptionalities. Meet with Washington’s top policymakers and learn how education reforms – including new standards, assessments and funding – are affecting you and your students. Develop skills to effectively advocate for yourself with your local school administrators and policymakers about new special education teacher evaluation systems. Share ideas...

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CCEC’s 2014 Membership 

New CEC Member – Join CEC Now!

Current CEC Member – Renew Now!

We invite you to become a member of Colorado CEC and join us throughout the year in our activities. Our board meetings are open to all (check the event section for meeting times/dates).

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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Upcoming Events

 CCEC 2014 Spring Meeting
SAT, APRIL 26, 2014!

Special Guests: Brittany Pettersen (State Represensative- District 28) and Robin Brewer (National CEC President)

Where: Denver Christian High School
2135 S. Pearl St., Denver, CO

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CCEC 2014 Summer Meeting
SAT, AUGUST 16, 2014!

Where: Knoll's Clubhouse
3400 E. Geddes Drive, Centennial, CO

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CCEC 2014 Fall Meeting

SAT, NOVEMBER 8, 2014!

Where: Denver Christian High School
2135 S. Pearl St., Denver, CO

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CCEC 2015 Winter Meeting
THURS, JANUARY 29, 2015!

Where: The Broadmoor
1 Lake Ave, Colorado Springs, CO

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CEC in Philadelphia

CEC 2014 Convention & Expo Saturday Highlights

Public Policy in Philadelphia Attend CEC’s town hall discussion, Rewriting the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, from 10:30–11:30 a.m. in Room 201A at the Convention Center. This is your opportunity to help shape the future of IDEA! Join in a lively discussion about what is working well for children and...

CEC 2014 Convention & Expo Friday Highlights

Yes I Can Awards Heartwarming. Uplifting. Invigorating. That is how it feels to attend the CEC Yes I Can Awards ceremony. These students’ stories will remind you of why you entered special education. Help us celebrate the 21 remarkable award recipients at the Yes I Can Awards ceremony from 5:30–7...

CEC 2014 Convention & Expo Thursday Highlights

CEC Bookstore Inside CEC Central, just before the entrance to the Expo Hall, you will find the CEC 2014 Bookstore. As part of the festivities, all attendees will get the discounted member price and free shipping on all products within the continental U.S. Be sure to enter our daily giveaway...

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