About the Arkansas Federation of the Council for Exceptional Children


Mission Statement: AR-CEC will foster the advancement of professional excellence resulting in quality education and services for individuals with exceptionalities.


AR-CEC Core Values and Beliefs

  • Respect for the dignity of all individuals

  • Belief in the value of diversity

  • Belief that all children can learn, and deserve an appropriate and effective education

  • Dedication to meeting individual instructional needs through specially designed instruction

  • Commitment to professional excellence, integrity, and accountability

  • Multiple perspectives forged into a comprehensive unified voice

  • Organizational prosperity sustained by excellent service to members

  • An ever expanding knowledge base, supported by and contributed to an enduring professional learning community

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