The Manitoba Council for Exceptional Children (MCEC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of effective practice in educating students with exceptional needs in Manitoba. MCEC is affiliated with the international branch of the Council for Exceptional Children and the national organization, the Canadian Council for Exceptional Children. MCEC is also a Special Area Group affiliated with the Manitoba Teachers' Society.
- to advance effective practices in providing services to children and youth with exceptional needs.
- to support persons working to achieve those practices.
- to advance effective educational practices for children and youth (ages 0-21) with exceptional needs through advocacy, support and professional development for educators and families.
- to celebrate the achievements of children and youth with exceptional needs and the people who support them.
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- Provide advocacy for public policy based on the direction of and issues identified by the MCEC Executive and the strategic plan
- To activate, when necessary, the provincial network to achieve policy objectives at the various levels of government
Click here for a link to the Manitoba Children and Youth Network (CAN). CAN is a network of interested individuals who aim to influence public policy and provide MCEC with feedback on issues affecting students with exceptionalities.
You Can Be a Part of the Support
By donating to the Manitoba Council for Exceptional Children, you will be able to assist MCEC in providing support to teachers studying to become teachers for students with exceptionalities, support programming in schools and communities and support Manitoba's International "Yes I Can" winners to attend the awards ceremony at the CEC International Convention.
How to donate to MCEC:
Go online to canadahelps.org and follow the instructions to donate.
You can also send your donation to:
MCEC Treasurer Elaine Lochhead
PO Box 43035
74-1555 Regent Ave.
Thank you for assisting MCEC in supporting children with exceptionalities and those who work with them.