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Professional Resources

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We know what you’re looking for—evidence-based, practical tools and information you can use in your classroom today.

Explore our library of resources you can see, hear, and touch (well, if you print them) whenever and wherever you need.

Learning Library

The CEC Learning Library has curated, on-demand webinars, courses, and more. New learning opportunities are added to the Library monthly. CEC Members have access to many of our webinars and other learning for free!

Exceptional Teachers' Resource Repository

Peer-reviewed resources created by teachers, for teachers, available for free for CEC members to use in your own classroom.

Student Resources

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) supports your journey towards teaching children with special needs. Check out some curated resources and get advice from your experienced and pre-service special education peers.

Partnership Webinars

CEC is proud to partner with other organizations supporting students to bring you free webinars on a variety of topics.


Produced by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), this podcast brings you the information you need from the experts you trust, whether you’re a new teacher or a seasoned veteran.

OSEP (Office of Special Education Programs)

The new leverage briefs are the culmination of OSEP’s Attract, Prepare, Retain: Effective Personnel for All Initiative and highlight 13 leverage points covering strategies recognized by various stakeholders as essential to addressing critical shortages in the special education workforce.

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