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Design Your Experience


Design your own experience by checking out sessions in these topic areas at CECCONVENTION.ORG. Session information will be updated in August. Be sure to check back frequently.

  • Accountability Systems (IDEA/ESSA) for Children and Youth with Disabilities
  • Administration/Supervision (including recruitment and retention of special education and early childhood professionals)
  • Arts in Special Education
  • Assessment (including assessments for accountability (IDEA/ESSA), diagnosis, eligibility, and program planning)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder/Intellectual Disability
  • Career Development/Transition
  • Collaboration and Inclusive Practices (including models for co-teaching and other methods for providing access to the general education curriculum and classroom)
  • Communicative Disabilities and Deaf/Hard of Hearing
  • Cultural and/or Linguistic Diversity (including culture, language, race/ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, disability, families and/or educators with disabilities)
  • Early Childhood and Early Intervention
  • Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
  • Gifted and Talented
  • International Programs/Services
  • Learning Disabilities (including instructional strategies for students “at risk” or with learning disabilities.)
  • Maltreatment
  • Measuring Special Education Teacher Effectiveness (including High-Leverage Practices)
  • Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS)
  • Parent/Family/School Partnerships
  • Personnel Preparation (including High-Leverage Practices)
  • Complex and Chronic Conditions:
    • Physical/Health/Multiple Disabilities
  • Pioneers/Historical Perspectives
  • Public Policy
  • Research
  • Starting the Teaching Career
  • STEM (instructional strategies for learning in science, math, and technical subjects)
  • Technology in Special Education and Early Intervention (including Adaptive and Assistive Technology)
  • Visual Impairments and Deafblindness