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As President of the NYSCEC, it is my honor and privilege to invite you to join me and the 25,000 other special educators who are the foundation of the professional organization that not only helped out me on a path to a career I love, but also provided a network of colleagues I simply could not do without. 

We all need a professional home, a place where our work needs are met and where we can enjoy a sense of belonging. For you, CEC is that place! It is a place where you will find the support you need to grow, build your expertise, and be the special educator your kids deserve. 

And now, it's even easier and more affordable to find the resources and networking opportunities you need with CEC's popular Basic Membership Package for just $65 a year

Take advantage of this exclusive offer TODAY and receive an immediate return on your investment, with a complimentary CEC eBook! CEC eBooks go where you go - in the classroom, to team meetings, on the road. Promotional offer expires August 15, 2015.  

6 Great Reasons to Join CEC

1. A one-year online subscription  to TEACHING Exceptional Children, a wealth of evidence-based practices you can put to work in your classroom immediately. Educators turn to TEC for innovative, cutting-edge practices to enhance education outcomes for students of all ages. 
2. Up to 30% savings on the professional development that will help you improve the educational outcomes of all of your students. 
3. The satisfaction of knowing that you are supporting CEC's advocacy efforts with decision makers in Washington on the policies that directly affect you, your school and your kids. 
4. 24/7 advice, guidance and idea sharing  via the CECommunity, where more than 2,000 conversations are already underway - join the conversation today!
5. CEC Dues Installment Plan allows you to spread your dues over three monthly credit card payments. It's free! There is no additional cost to participate. Simply provide your credit card information and select "Bill via Dues Installment Plan" on your membership reply form or when you join online.
6. FREE eBook! when you join by August 15, 2015. Give us a call at 888.232.7733 and mention code M01B04

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CEC is the leading voice for special and gifted education.  Through the vision and dedication of its nearly 45,000  members, CEC sets the standard for high quality education for children and youth with exceptionalities. 

The Council ensures the needs of children and youth with exceptionalities are met in educational legislation, establishes professional standards for the field, and develops initiatives to improve special education practice.  And, CEC is known asTHE source for information, resources, and professional development for special educators.

Join the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and share in the richness of the CEC experience. Get the training, resources, and peer-to-peer support you need to meet today's new challenges in special education with confidence and greater competence and make a difference for exceptional children


Questions? Contact the NYS CEC Membership Chair