2021 Virtual Convention and Expo

CEC’s Learning Interactive Virtual Event (L.I.V.E.) will transform the Convention & Expo from an in-person gathering to an online experience while keeping what you love about this great event. CEC L.I.V.E. will span the week of March 8 through 13, 2021.

From the comfort and convenience of your home, CEC L.I.V.E. will bring you:

  • Opening Keynote Presentation with Dr. Tyrone Howard, one of the country’s premier experts on educational equity and access
  • Interactive pre-conference workshops and sessions
  • Hundreds of sessions to help you learn, gain professional development hours, and network
  • All the FUN you expect from CEC Central and the Expo Hall, including prizes, drawings, swag, games, and more!
After March 13, 2021, the full program will be available to you for viewing through May 31, 2021.

REGISTRATION OPTIONS

1. 
GENERAL ADMISSION includes all sessions (posters, panels, demonstrations, Q&A, teacher slam and data blitz sessions), general sessions, headliner sessions, expo, career center, technology playground, CEC Central and the Expo Hall, including prizes, drawings, games, and more!

2. ALL-ACCESS PASS includes all items included in general admission plus green room access with Keynote speaker and other influential speakers for Q&A as scheduled over the dates March 11-13, three swag items of your choice (to be determined).

3. PRECONVENTION WORKSHOPS are available to individuals who have registered for the event (options 1 or 2 above) for an additional fee. 

If you have any questions, please contact CEC's Member Services Team at service@exceptionalchildren.org.

When
3/8/2021 - 3/13/2021

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Program

   

01. Monday Workshops

 
Leader: Julie Weatherly, Resolutions in Special Education, Inc. Click the workshop title to learn more.
Category
01. Monday Workshops
Time
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
3/8/2021 4:00 PM

Leader: Marilyn Friend, University of North Carolina--Greensboro Click the workshop title to learn more.
Category
01. Monday Workshops
Time
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
3/8/2021 4:00 PM

Leaders: Clara Hauth and Catherine Creighton Thompson, Marymount University Click the workshop title to learn more.
Category
01. Monday Workshops
Time
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
3/8/2021 5:00 PM

Leaders: Trent McLaurin, LaSalle University and Devario Hawkins, District of Columbia Public Schools Click the workshop title to learn more.
Category
01. Monday Workshops
Time
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
3/8/2021 5:00 PM

Leader: Ritu Chopra, The PAR²A Center at the University of Denver Click the workshop title to learn more.
Category
01. Monday Workshops
Time
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3/8/2021 6:00 PM

Leader: Deborah Lynam, AIM Institute for Learning and Research Click the workshop title to learn more.
Category
01. Monday Workshops
Time
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3/8/2021 6:00 PM

02. Tuesday Workshops

 
Leaders: Erica Lembke, University of Missouri and Kristen McMaster, University of Minnesota Click the workshop title to learn more.
Category
02. Tuesday Workshops
Time
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
3/9/2021 4:00 PM

Leader: Marilyn Friend, University of North Carolina—Greensboro Click the workshop title to learn more.
Category
02. Tuesday Workshops
Time
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
3/9/2021 4:00 PM

Leader: Michael Kennedy, University of Virginia, Charlottesville Click the workshop title to learn more.
Category
02. Tuesday Workshops
Time
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
3/9/2021 5:00 PM

Leaders: Lauren Artzi and Jennifer Pierce, American Institutes for Research Click the workshop title to learn more.
Category
02. Tuesday Workshops
Time
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
3/9/2021 5:00 PM

Leaders: Robin Drogan,  Brooke Lylo, and Stephanie Gardner, Bloomsburg University Click the workshop title to learn more.
Category
02. Tuesday Workshops
Time
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3/9/2021 6:00 PM

Leaders: Paula Chan, Cleveland State University; Sonja de Boer, Consultant; David Bateman, Shippensburg University Click the workshop title to learn more.
Category
02. Tuesday Workshops
Time
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3/9/2021 6:00 PM

03. Wednesday Workshops

 
Leader: Padmaja Sarathy, Infinite Possibilities Click the workshop title to learn more.
Category
03. Wednesday Workshops
Time
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
3/10/2021 4:00 PM

Leaders: Roberta Strosnider and Valerie Sharpe, Institute on Executive Functioning Click the workshop title to learn more.
Category
03. Wednesday Workshops
Time
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
3/10/2021 4:00 PM

Leader: Michael Kennedy, University of Virginia Click the workshop title to learn more.
Category
03. Wednesday Workshops
Time
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
3/10/2021 5:00 PM

Leaders: Lauren Collins, University of San Diego and Timothy Landrum, University of Louisville Click the workshop title to learn more.
Category
03. Wednesday Workshops
Time
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
3/10/2021 5:00 PM