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Hi! My name is Wendy Gonzales and I am a professor in the Education Department at Northeastern Illinois University. This is my second year on CEC’s Leadership Development Committee (LDC). I joined the LDC in July 2021. My first retreat was via Zoom due to COVID. This is my take on my second LDC retreat.
July 26, 2022
Thanks for your interest in becoming or your commitment to being a Program Reviewer for the Council of Exceptional Children (CEC)! We are always seeking program reviewers for the growing number of...
Sometimes the smallest gestures make the most significant impact. However, you may not always know the indelible mark you have left on someone. I recently received someone's kindness that has left a...
April 28, 2022
March 13, 2020, will be a day I will never forget. Fast forward two years later, and - while we still do not know what the future will hold - we can take comfort in knowing that we can get through anything together.
March 28, 2022
See what's new from CEC's 18 Special Interest Divisions.
March 23, 2022
Dr. Jaqua Lewis-Hunte shares how getting involved with CEC as a new special educator prepared her to enter the field.
March 17, 2022
Call for Applications to Serve as the CEC Convention Co-Chair for the 2023-2024 Program Advisory Committee
We’re looking for a Program Co-Chair for the 2023 and 2024 CEC Convention & Expo to lead the Program Advisory Committee (PAC).
March 02, 2022
CEC Pioneers Division's March Volunteer Challenge: Volunteering is a Great Way to Mark CEC's 100th Birthday
A big part of CEC's legacy has been the continued support of our committed volunteers. Each month, the CEC-Pioneers Division is suggesting a variety of activities to get involved and celebrate as we come together for CEC’s 100th year.
March 01, 2022
CEC President Dr. Danielle Kovach shares what she's most excited about this February.
February 18, 2022