EIN 52-0886495

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

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

Program areas at CEC

Convention- Annual convention and expo provides members a forum to exchange the latest information on education and related advances and issues, expose members to new material and resources. Conference & Symposium held on timely topics.
Membership services- Membership services includes the retention of current members and the recruitment of new members; management and maintenance of member records; membership subsidies for student, retired, life, and associate members; and member benefits, including six issues of TEACHING Exceptional Children, four issues of Exceptional Children, and CEC Today (electronic). Student support entails student awards, student activities at the convention, and resources for students and novice professionals.
Publications/continuing education - Training to assist special educators meet continuing education requirements and publications for use by professionals in the field.CEC provides a variety of publications for its members and the larger special education community to further the quality of instruction and services provided children and youth with exceptionalities and to reinforce the Council's reputation as a source of valued and trusted professional knowledge and information. These publications include curriculum products to products on instructional strategies, positive behavior management, diversity, assessment, resources for recognizing and nurturing talent, support for beginning professionals, early childhood education, transition, and public policy advances.

Form 990s for CEC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-01-21990View PDF
2019-122020-10-09990View PDF
2018-122019-12-27990View PDF
2017-122018-09-12990View PDF
2016-122017-10-18990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

Financials for CEC

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,925
Program services$4,612,894
Investment income and dividends$19,560
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$160,772
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$210,988
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$348,432
Miscellaneous revenues$211,524
Total revenues$5,566,095

Personnel at CEC

Craig Evans, Cma,Cma, Chief Financial Officer
Chad RummelExecutive Director
Jennifer J. LeshExecutive Director / President$0
 Subscribe to viewDirector Membership , Marketing$123,537
 Subscribe to viewDirector of Governance and Executive Services
...and 19 more key personnel

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General information
3100 Clarendon Blvd No 600
Arlington, VA 22201
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Website URL
(888) 232-7733
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
S41: Promotion of Business
NAICS code, primary
813920: Professional Associations
Parent/child status