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2023 TN-CEC Conference
Cookeville, Tennessee
October 20, 2023

We invite you to the 2023 TN CEC Conference Moving Forward!

Come join our Tennessee community of families, teachers, administrators, and researchers! Let us continue to work together to advance the success of individuals with exceptional learning needs and their families.

Date: October 20, 2023

Location: Roaden University Center, 1000 North Dixie Avenue, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, Tennessee 38505 

Proposal deadline has passed: accepted presenters should have received notification from Conference organizers.

Registration is open! All registration prices include coffee, tea, lunch & snacks. Follow this link to the registration site.

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Conference Agenda

TN-CEC Members get a $10 discount.  The code was emailed to members, so please check your email for that code prior to registration (we cannot refund the discount after registration, so please use the code when you register). There is also a discount for groups of three or more available on the registration site! 


  • Student & Family Member: $60
  • Professional: $100
  • Group discount: $10 off each professional member or professional non-member registration fee for groups of three or more from the same school system who register together.

Vendors and exhibitors, please follow this link: Vendor & Exhibitor agreement & registration

Sponsors, please follow this link: Sponsor agreement & registration

Answers to frequently-asked questions here.

Are you interested in becoming a member of CEC or are you a returning member? We have a special discount rate available for a limited time! 

Code information:

Start date:          07/06/2023

End date:           11/15/2023

Code:                 FWD2GTHR

Promotion:         20% off any category and level of CEC membership.

Restrictions:       Can only be used for CEC membership products and is only valid once per contact and/or once per shopping cart. Cannot be combined with other offers, used for Special Interest Division membership, event registration, merchandise, CEC Store items, webinars, registrations, group membership(s), and/or other promotional products, services, or items.


For a special hotel rate book by 10/5/23
Book your hotel for 2023 TN Council Exceptional Children

Hotels offering a special rate:


Tennessee Tech University
1 William L Jones Dr, Cookeville, TN 38505


October 20, 2023


Cindy Lang

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