CEC is the leading voice for special and gifted education. Through the vision and dedication of its nearly 45,000 members, CEC sets the standard for high quality education for children and youth with exceptionalities. The Council ensures the needs of children and youth with exceptionalities are met in educational legislation, establishes professional standards for the field, and develops initiatives to improve special education practice. And, CEC is known as THE source for information, resources, and professional development for special educators.Join CEC – and join the very best in special and gifted education.


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 Board section for meeting times/dates) and our “Courage to Risk” Conference in Colorado Springs in January is an excellent opportunity to stay updated on evidence-based practices and strategies. (