Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)


Standards Two sets of CEC Standards were approved in Spring 2021:
- The 2020 Initial K-12 Practice -Based Professional Preparation Standards for Special Educators  [revision to the 2012 Initial Standards for programs preparing educators working with K-12 grade level students] 
and 
- The Initial Practice-Based Professional Preparation Standards for Early Interventionists/Early Childhood Special Educators (EI/ECSE)  [for programs preparing professionals working with young children ages birth through 8 years, who have or are at-risk for developmental delays and disabilities and their families, across home, classroom and community settings]

Fall 2022 will be the last opportunity for programs to submit initial reports using the 2012 Initial CEC Standards.
Report Forms

    Option 1 Program Report Sample Template for the 2020 Initial K-12 Practice -Based Professional Preparation Standards for Special Educators – Coming soon!

   Option 1 Program Report Sample Template for the Initial Practice-Based Professional Preparation Standards for Early Interventionists/Early Childhood Special Educators (EI/ECSE) – Coming soon!

    Option 1 Program Report Sample Template for the 2012 Initial CEC Standards

Option 1 Program Report Sample Template for the 2012 Advanced CEC Standards

Instructions

     Option 1 Instructions [The 2020 Initial K-12 Practice -Based Professional Preparation Standards for Special Educators)]- Coming Soon!

    Option 1 Instructions [The Initial Practice-Based Professional Preparation Standards for Early Interventionists/Early Childhood Special Educators (EI/ECSE)]- Coming Soon!

     Option 1 Instructions [2012 Initial CEC Standards]

Option 1 Instructions [2012 Advanced CEC Standards]

Resources

CEC Standards, information and resources can be found at CEC’s website.

CEC edTPA Alignment (2012 Standards)
  CEC Program Developer Resources
  CEC Program Reviewer Resources

Assessment 2 Sample (2012 Standards)
  Assessment 3 Sample 1 | Assessment 3 Sample 2 (2012 Standards)
  Assessment 5 Sample (2012 Standards)
Contact  

Brad Duncan, Director of Professional Standards & Practice at bduncan@exceptionalchildren.org


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