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About CEC 2023


With hundreds of sessions on just about every topic in the field, the CEC Convention & Expo is THE professional development event for special educators to find research, tips, and strategies you can actually apply to supporting students with disabilities and/or gifts and talents.


Louisville, Kentucky, at the Kentucky International Convention Center.

Plus, there will be a virtual component as well! Learn more.


March 1-4, 2023


Each year at the CEC Convention & Expo, thousands of special education professionals from around the world come together to learn, share, grow, and connect. Check out the Justification Toolkit (coming soon) to help make your case for attending to your supervisor.


Special education teachers, general education teachers, special education administrators, school or site administrators, pre-service teachers, new teachers, paraeducators, related services providers, teacher educators...there's something here for everyone.


Kentucky International Convention Center
221 South Fourth Street, Louisville, KY 40202


March 01, 2023 - March 04, 2023


skyline of Louisville KY


Housing is open!

CEC is pleased to offer special hotel rates for attendees of the 2023 convention.

Book your room now


Last Updated:  6 April, 2022

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