Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)


Standards The 2001 edition of CEC Initial Standards are applicable to program reports submitted through Spring 2013. A new set of standards were approved in Fall 2012. Programs can use either set of standards through Fall 2014. Beginning in Spring 2015, programs submitting initial reports must use the new 2012 set of standards.
CEC currently reviews the following advanced programs: Special Education Administration, Educational Diagnostician, Transition Specialist, Technology Specialist. The 2008 edition of the CEC Advanced Standards are applicable to program reports submitted through Spring 2013. A new set of standards were approved in Fall 2012. Programs can use either set of standards through Fall 2014. Beginning in Spring 2015, programs submitting initial reports must use the new 2012 set of standards.
Report Forms
Option A Program Report Form (Initial) (2012 Standards)
Option A Program Report Form (Advanced) (2012 Standards)
Option B Program Report Form (Initial) (2012 Standards)
Option B Program Report Form (Advanced) (2012 Standards)
Instructions Option A Instructions (Initial)
Option A Instructions (Advanced)
Option B Instructions (Initial)
Option B Instructions (Advanced)
Resources CEC edTPA Alignment
  CEC Program Developer Resources
  CEC Program Reviewer Resources