Save the Date:

Superconference 38: Elevating Expectations for Exceptional Learners will be held on February 24-26, 2019 at the Cajundome Convention Center in Lafayette with presentations occurring on the 25th and 26th from 8 AM to 4 PM CST.  See you then!

If you would like to present at our Superconference, please complete our Call for Papers Form.


2019 Superconference Call for Papers, click here!

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Congratulations to our own Melissa Chastant-Huval for winning the Governor's Outstanding Leadership in Disabilities Awards Educator of the Year!  

Photo courtesy of KATC-TV.  For more information about this accomplishment, please click here.


Individual Award Nominations and Applications

Business Award Application

CEC Student Scholarship Application 2018-19

Cover Art Contest Flyer

Higher Education Award

Mini Grant Guidelines

Leadership Award

Paraeducator of the Year

Parent Advocate Award

Teacher of the Year Award

Student Yes I Can Awards for Academics, Arts, Self-Advocacy, Transition, Technology, and School/Community Activities


Please note that the due date for Student Yes I Can award nominations, as well as Parent Advocate, Teacher, Paraeducator, Leadership, higher education, cover art, business, AND Scholarship is Thursday, November 1st, 2018!


Council for Exceptional Children Professional Standards

Policy Insider: Legislative Update

  • The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy) recently released the Data Culture Toolkit. The toolkit provides resources specifically helpful for state Part C and Part B 619 program staff working to build effective data teams and support conditions for a culture of data use at the state and local levels. The resources aim at helping teams understand data culture, better utilize and prioritize data culture and data use, and overall improve data quality. The toolkit has over 20 exercises, infographics, worksheets, templates, a self-assessment tool, and more to assist Part C and Part B 619 program staff to...
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