Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

The CEC is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted. CEC offers professional development opportunities and resources, conferences, discussion forums, and journals and newsletters on classroom practices that work. CEC also operates the ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education, and the National Clearinghouse on Careers in Special Education.

Find more information on education and transition in our resources for youth with disabilities section.