the public aware of teacher shortages and special education teaching
conditions. No other organization is more active -- or more effective.
CEC's continuing education
programs, including the CEC Annual Convention & Expo, provide
groundbreaking information, state-of-the-art resources, and new ways of
reaching students. CEC also provides you with essential training
programs, materials, planning, and continuing education opportunities.
one or more of the 17 CEC special interest divisions to tailor your
participation to your particular area(s) of expertise. Each division
publishes journals and newsletters, sponsors conferences and other
professional development activities, facilitates political action on
issues that directly affect your practice and interests, and provides
unique networking opportunities to bring you closer with experts and
your professional peers.
Peer Networking and Leadership Opportunities
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. CEC provides a wide
range of opportunities for members to serve in leadership positions at
the local, state/provincial, and international levels.
Up-to-the-Minute Access via the Web
the CEC Website 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
members enjoy savings of up to 30% on all CEC publications and
professional development events, including the CEC Annual Convention
CEC's Online Job Board
your resume, view special education job postings, and access a list of
recruiters -- all on CEC's Online Job Board, the only job bank on the
Internet devoted exclusively to special education professionals.
Professional Liability and Other Insurance
protection from the high costs of lawsuits due to your activities as an
education professional. The Educators Professional Liability Plan is
available in limits of $1 million and
$2 million. Full-time and part-time professional employees in the
education field are eligible for this plan as well as paraprofessionals
and related services personnel.
Apply online or call 800/821-7303.
members preparing for employment and performing educational duties
under the supervision of a licensed educator can purchase an individual
$1 million policy for an annual premium of only $15. The policy is the
same as that offered to professional members, but does not include job
protection benefits. Apply online or call 800/821-7303.