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Save the date for the CEC 2014 Convention & Expo in Philadelphia, the premier professional development event for special and gifted education.

Thousands of special education teachers, administrators, researchers, professors and students from around the world will discuss pressing issues and share information in areas such as Common Core State Standards, administration, autism, co-teaching and collaboration, emotional and behavior disorders, instructional strategies for math, reading, and science, policy, technology and response to intervention.

The CEC Convention & Expo offers hundreds of educational sessions conducted by leading experts and endless opportunities to network with others working with children and youth with exceptionalities and their families. Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn about new and pending legislation and explore cutting-edge products and services in the exhibit hall.


Participate in the many rich opportunities to learn and engage in dialogue about the field's most important topics, including:

Teacher effectiveness
Universal design for learning
Response to intervention
Evidence-based instructional strategies
Common core state standards
Restraint and seclusion
Alternative schools
Mental health
Classroom management
And much more.

Network with internationally renowned experts in special education and discuss the latest research and most promising instructional strategies.

Register for one of the full- or half-day preconvention workshops. These workshops provide focused content delivery and time to absorb and learn, enriching your convention experience.

Celebrate the accomplishments of colleagues and students by participating in special events, including the Opening General Session, the Teacher of the Year Brunch, and the Yes I Can! Awards ceremony.

Browse the Expo Hall, brimming with cutting-edge products and services.

Investigate new career opportunities with onsite recruiters.

You won't want to miss this chance to further your professional growth, catch up on what's happening in the field, learn about the latest in evidence-based practices, expand your knowledge, and broaden your perspectives - all while enjoying historic Philadelphia.


Since 1937, the CEC Expo has grown to include more than 200 exhibiting companies, nonprofits, and school systems, making it the world’s leading expo of special education products and services.  

Companies that specialize in early childhood, learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, response to intervention, technology, and other areas of special and gifted educationall have a place at the CEC Expo. 

Ninety-four percent of CEC convention attendees visit the Expo Hall at some point during the week looking for the latest special and gifted education products and services. This is your opportunity to meet teachers, administrators, faculty, university students, and current and prospective customers when you exhibit at the CEC Convention & Expo.

About CEC

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides continual professional development, advocates for newly and historically underserved individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.

Don't wait to register for the CEC 2014 Annual Convention & Expo - Council for Exceptional Children. You'll meet influential people and maximize your opportunities for success. Start now by accessing the information below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 04/09/2014 - 04/12/2014
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Disabilities
Other Industries: Disabilities, Education, Education Events, Pediatrics, Professional Healthcare
Estimated Attendance: 4,000
Audience: Special Educators and Early Interventionists
General Educators working closely with Special Educators
Administrators and Supervisors
Teacher Educators
Related service Professionals
Psychologists and Diagnosticians
Curriculum Specialists and Facilitators
University Students
Parents, Paraprofessionals, and others with a keen interest in special, early, and gifted education
Notes: Past Attendee Roles:

26% Teachers
23% University/College Students
20% Teacher Educators
15% Administrators
9% Researcher/Consultant
4% Related Svcs (incl Psych)
3% Other

2010 Decision Making Authority:

28.4% - I make purchasing decisions
47% - I have input into purchasing decisions
20.3% - I do not have input in purchasing decisions
3.6% - Other
Venue: Philadelphia Convention Center
Venue Phone: (800) 428-9000
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Number of Exhibitors:200+ (Previous Year)
Show Owner:Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
Sponsorship: Yes

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
10' x 10' Interior $1,449   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
Corner $200   Water: n/a
Island (Minimum of 4 10' x 10' booths) $1,649   Generator: n/a
School System/Nonprofits $1,349 - Prices subject to change.   Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a

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Sponsorship Contacts:

Victor Erickson

(703) 264-9454

Krista Barnes

(703) 264-9405


Past Exhibitors:

3E Love, LLC

ABC Music & Me by Kindermusik, Inc.

Abilitations / School Specialty / Special Needs

AbleNet, Inc.

Abrams Learning Trends

Accelerations Educational Software


Achievement Products

Administration For Children and Families /Head Start

American Printing House for the Blind

America’s Choice

Anchorage School District

Arizona Department of Education

Association for Direct Instruction

Attainment Company

Augmentative Resources, Inc

Aurora Ministries

Autism Pro

Beacon College

Behavioral Risk Management Solutions


Bodysense Midwest/Bodewell

Borenson and Associates, Inc.

Boston Higashi School

BrainWare SAFARI/Learning Enhancement

Brookes Publishing Company

Cambium Learning Group

Capella University

Castle Publications

Charleston County School District

Clarity Lesson Planning System

Clover Park School District

Cognitopia Software

College Internship Program

College Living Experience

Computer Automation Systems, Inc.

Conover Company, The


Creative Behavior Interventions, LLC

Crespin-Coriz Native Arts

Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI)

Curriculum Associates, Inc.

DC Public Schools

DeKalb County School System

Desert Choice Schools

Diarmuid, Inc.

Discovery Toys

Dynamic Ideas Unlimited

DynaVox Mayer-Johnson

eCOVE: Classroom Observation Software

Educational Resources, Inc.

Elephant Rock Productions





Evergreen Center

Excent, formerly Global Education Technologies, Inc.

Exceptional Parent

Failure Free Reading

Fairbanks North Star Borough School District

Firelight Books

FlagHouse, Inc.

Flocabulary, LLC

Florida Tech

Flyleaf Publishing

Franklin Electronic Publishers

Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Frog Publications

GeoMotion Group, Inc.

Georgia Academy for the Blind

Gold Co.

Guilford Publications

Gwinnett County Public Schools

Hawthorne Educational Services, Inc.



Hill Center, The

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Hugs N Stitches

Innovative Learning Concepts -

Creators of TouchMath


Insect Lore


JBHM Education Group, LLC

JDM Pioneering, LLC (dba: Goal Tracker)

Jefferson County Public Schools

JennyLU Designs

Jossey-Bass A Wiley Imprint

Judge Rotenberg Educational Center (JRC)

Landscape Structures

Laureate Learning Systems, Inc.

Letterland International Ltd

Lincoln Public Schools

Lintor Make-A-Book, Inc.

Livescribe Inc.

Love Publishing Company

Makes Sense Strategies

Maplebrook School

Master Teacher, The

Matanuska-Susitna School District

Math Teachers Press, Inc.

Mathline by Howbrite Solutions

Math-U-See Special Education


McGraw-Hill School Education Group

Melmark, Inc.

Metro Nashville Public Schools

Minneapolis Public School Dist. 1

Monarch Center for Autism

Monarch Teaching Technologies, Inc.

Montana Recruitment Project

Muscogee County School District

N2Y Inc

NASCO Company

National Association of Christians in Special Education (NACSPED)

National Center on Response to Intervention

National Professional Resources, Inc.

Navajo Jewelry & Crafts

Northpoint Horizons

NOVA Southeastern University

Novel Ideas, Inc.

Oak Hill Center for Relationship & Sexuality Education, a division of Ellingsen

Oxford University Press

PCG Education

PCI Educational Publishing

Pearson Higher Education

Pearson, Clinical Assessment

Pin, The

PlayAbility Toys, LLC

Positive Action

Praises, Prizes & Presents

Prentke Romich Company

Presentation Solutions, Inc.

Primary Concepts

Professional Crisis Management Association

ProgressBook by Software Answers

Prufrock Press Inc.

Psychological Software Solutions, Inc.

Purdue University

Read It Once Again

Read Naturally, Inc.

Reading Horizons

Regent University School of Education

Remedia Publications, Inc. / Bright Apple

Renaissance Learning

Research Press

Rethink Autism

Rhymes ‘N’ Times

Rochester Public Schools

Rock ‘N Learn

Routledge Journals

Saddleback Educational, Inc.

Safe Crisis Management - JKM Training, Inc.

Sarasota County School Board

Scholastic, Inc.

Scobre Press Corporation

Sensory Enrichment LLC

Shepherds College

Signing Time!

Silver Kite

Siskin Childrens Institute

SMART Technologies

Southpaw Enterprises, Inc.

Stages Learning Materials

Starboard Training Systems

Super Duper Publications

Synergy Massaging Insoles

Talent Assessment, Inc.

Ten Sigma

TFH (USA), Ltd.

The Institute On Disability

Time Timer, LLC

Tourette Syndrome Association

University of Central Florida

University of Kansas, Department of Special Education

University of West Alabama, The

Utah Personnel Development Center

Vanderbilt University, Peabody College

Veenetronics Corporation

Vocational Research Institute

Wadsworth Cengage Learning


Wilson Language

Winsor Learning, Inc./ The Sonday System

Woods Services

Write Minded Education, Inc.

Write Reflections

Writer Learning Systems, The


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