CEC Teacher Slam and Data Blitz Proposals



What is a Teacher Slam Session?

  • A fast-paced, dynamic session with multiple speakers
  • Each presenter has 8-minutes to cover 8 slides on a single topic
  • Teacher Slam session submissions will be reviewed by the Program Chairs and grouped by topic to fill each one-hour session.
  • Topics may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Teaching Tips
    • Ideas for collaboration
    • Engagement strategies
    • Instructional Strategies
    • Class activities
    • Lesson Plans
    • Assessment ideas
    • Behavioral interventions
    • Technology Tips

Attendees will gain practical ideas for immediate use.

More details are available on the actual form. CLICK HERE to submit a proposal.


What is a data blitz session?

  • 5-minute rapid-fire presentations grouped into sessions of up to 12 presentations
  • Presenters give attendees the very best of their research
  • Attendees will have the chance to capture the span of the field in one session

This format is aimed at those who want to focus on data or are presenting research projects that are still in the early stages.

All fields are required. CEC 2021 Program Chairs will be reviewing, accepting, and scheduling these sessions.

More details are available on the actual form. CLICK HERE to submit a proposal.

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CEC Legislative Action Center

Did you know that CEC has a Legislative Action Center (LAC) Website?

On CEC’s Legislative Action Center, you can:

  • “Take Action” on a number of legislative issues critical to the advancement of policies and opportunities for children and youth with exceptionalities and the professionals who work on their behalf by filling out your information and sending a letter to your Members of Congress
  • Find information about your elected officials with ease by simply typing in your zip code
  • Explore the Issue Pages to learn more in depth information on specific topics featured on the Legislative Action Center
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CEC Response to New Guidance

CEC has posted a response to the new U.S. Department of Education guidance affirming student’s rights under federal special education law.

“CEC is pleased to see that the U.S. Department of Education continues to be responsive to the needs of educators, students, and families,” says Chad Rummel, CEC Executive Director. “Together, we are committed to continue working with the Department of Education and all of our members to succeed in these uncharted times and provide support to the students who rely on us each and every day.”

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Free CEC Membership through May


CEC is opening its doors to the special education community in need of resources. Nonmembers of CEC can receive a free basic membership from now through May 31 by using the promotional code “CECED60”. This will give you access to all of our journal articles, member discounts on publications and events, and our online membership community where you can ask questions and receive support from special educators, administrators and support personnel. Join Now!