North Dakota Council for Exceptional Children


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2018 Annual Conference
October 4 - 5, 2018
Minot, ND
It’s a Jungle Out There!
Thursday, October 4
8:00am - 3:30pm
Oak Park Theather
Tom Cody
Discovering the Power of Choice:
Creating a Healthy, Positive Learning Environment 

Friday, October 5
8:00am - 3:00pm
Sleep Inn & Suites
Christian Moore
Internationally renowned author and speaker
Founder & President of "Why Try" Program

Looking forward to seeing you all in Minot.
Watch the website for updates.



Through the vision and dedication of more than 28,000 members, CEC sets the standard for high quality education for children and youth with exceptionalities. And, CEC is known as THE source for information, resources and professional development for special educators.


You work hard to make sure your students are doing their best, so CEC will help you do your best.

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    You can establish your CEC membership in one of three ways:

    1. Premier (the most expansive package with exclusive benefits)
    2. Full (offers all the benefits of Basic membership as well as special professional development and topical information)
    3. Basic (featuring the most-requested CEC member benefits at our lowest price)

    Students receive 20% off any individual membership rate.

    What are you waiting for? Join CEC today!

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