The Illinois Council for Exceptional Children

The Council for Exceptional Children is a professional association of educators dedicated to advancing the success of children with exceptionalities. We accomplish our mission through advocacy, standards, and professional development.

As a state unit, Illinois has over 1,400 members. Become an advocate, engage in professional discussion and learning, participate in webinars for PDHs. Joining CEC automatically gives you membership in the Illinois State Unit. Advocate for students and your profession.

Mission

Promoting the education and welfare of exceptional children by advocating through at all levels of legislation, offering professional development, and promoting practice based on professional standards.

Our Core Values

Advocate
Inspire
Active Involvement

Important Forms