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Resources for Programs Pursuing National Recognition

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Program Resources

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Perhaps the most helpful resource for both program developers is the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)'s Program Report Developer FAQ.

CEC offers multiple Program Report Developer Technical Supports, including:

  • Individualized Technical Assistance
  • Individualized Onsite Technical Support
  • Group Onsite Technical Support
  •  Workshops

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    Special educator preparation programs may seek National Recognition from the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) as part of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
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    2020 Initial Practice-Based Professional Preparation Standards for Special Educators (Initial K-12 Standards)


    Initial Practice Based Standards for Early Interventionists/Early Childhood Special Educators


    Resources from the CEC Developer Manual


    Sample Assessments

    Last Updated:  28 October, 2022

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