For additional information on the member benefits listed below, contact
CEC's Constituent Services Center at (888) 232-7733, TTY (866) 915-5000,
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Representatives are available to take
your call Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5:30 pm Eastern Time.
Our Members are:
Teachers, Administrators, Students, Parents, Paraprofessionals,
and Related Support Service Providers
Join the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), and share in the
richness of the CEC experience. Get the training, resources, and
peer-to-peer support you need to meet today's new challenges in special
education with confidence and greater competence…and make a difference
for exceptional children.
As a CEC member, you'll access:
Stay on the cutting edge with the high-impact, up-to-the-minute information you receive from CEC's member publications:
TEACHING Exceptional Children
Books, Media and Training
CEC's continuing education programs
Annual Convention and Expo
Advocacy and Support
CEC is a major voice in Congress, the courts, and the U.S. Department of Education.
Join one or more of the 17 CEC special interest divisions, allowing
you to tailor your participation to your particular area(s) of
Peer Networking and Leadership Opportunities
CEC's 17 special-interest divisions, 59 state/provincial units and
hundreds of local chapters make you part of the most extensive network
of professional special educators in existence today.
Up-to-the-Minute Access via the Web
At the CEC Web site you'll get the latest updates, on news in
special education, participate in CEC's listserves, join or renew CEC
membership, register for professional development events, and order
books and other quality resources online.
Discounts on Educational Resources
CEC members enjoy savings of up to 35% on all CEC publications and
professional development events including the CEC Annual Convention
Register your resume, view special education job postings, and access a list of recruiters.
Professional Liability and Other Insurance
The Educators Professional Liability Plan is available in limits of $1 million and $2 million.
CEC members are also eligible for term life insurance, long term
care, disability income protection, and a variety of other insurance
Comprehensive, affordable auto insurance coverage is available to CEC members in most states.
CEC Platinum Plus MasterCard credit card from MBNA with no annual fee.
Rental Car Discounts
Valuable benefits on car rental from Hertz including a one-car-class upgrade and discounts on weekly or weekend rentals.
The Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company (VALIC) offers CEC
members a comprehensive package of retirement planning products and
services including fixed and variable investment options,
state-of-the-art administration of retirement plans, and expert account