About Us

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides professional development, advocates for individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.

AzCEC is an official state unit of CEC. All CEC members in Arizona are a part of AzCEC. 


Board of Directors

  • President - Daniel Gulchak
  • President Elect - TBA
  • Secretary - Mary Brownell
  • Treasurer - Lorrane McPherson
  • Membership - Tracey Antista
  • CAN Coordinator - TaMarla Forest
  • Past President -Carrie Brandon


Membership Benefits