Dear FCEC Members and Friends,

As we bid farewell to 2017, here at Florida Council for Exceptional Children (FCEC), we are celebrating our 72nd year dedicated to advancing the success of children with exceptionalities. We continue to collectively accomplish our mission through advocacy, standards, and professional development. We are also getting geared up for the 2018 National CEC Convention that will be held right here in our beautiful state of Florida! You are invited to come join us and bring your colleagues, parents, students and all stakeholders on February 7-10, 2018 to the CEC National Convention in Tampa, Florida!   We look forward to seeing you there!

I believe that 2018 will be one of the most exciting years for FCEC because of the commitment and dedication of our members, like you, and our diligent and determined Executive Board.  This year, we are delighted to increase Board membership and we welcome Sarah Cox as FCEC Student Representative and Sacha Cartagena as FCEC Sub-Division Representative.  We are also planning to add four Regional Representatives to support our goal of increasing our engagement with our members, local chapters and student caucuses.  This is all due to listening to your input/feedback and our desire to forge deeper connections with our members and subsequently create with you meaningful engagements and contribution opportunities for ALL. We are blessed and grateful to each and every one of our members and volunteers who make our accomplishments possible! 

As always, we value your input and contributions greatly, so please do not hesitate to reach out to me directly at fcecleadership@gmail.com  to ask questions, provide guidance and/or share suggestions so we may move our collective mission forward.

With Love & Gratitude,

Fartun Mohamud

Fartun Mohamud, Ed.D., LMHC, NCC

FCEC Board President