Awards & Grants
Florida CEC Annual Awards
Dr. Jack R. Lamb Rookie Teacher of the Year Award recognizes exemplary teachers with no more than 3 years teaching experience in exceptional education.
Marjorie Crick Teacher of the Year Award recognizes exemplary teachers/provider of direct services to students with exceptionalities with 5 or more years of experience.
Prestigious Landis M. Stetler Memorial Award is our most prestigious award, designated for individuals who have provided leadership to the organization at the local, state, or national/international levels over an extensive period of time. The nominee’s achievements and contributions have resulted in recognition of the Council’s commitment, leadership, and dedication to services for children and youth with exceptionalities, AND/OR have made continued and sustained contributions over their lifetime to the education of children and youth with exceptionalities.
Florida CEC President's Award is presented annually to recognize CEC units in the state for actions that support the mission and goals of the Council For Exceptional Children. The award will be granted to ALL Unit/Chapter Leaders/Presidents who earned at least 80% of the points in the checklist provided in the link.
Landis M. Stetler Memorial Award Winner
Dr. Kelly Grillo
Marjorie Crick Teacher of the Year
2018 - 2019
Dr. Jack R. Lamb Rookie Teacher of the Year
"Building Self-Efficacy Through Deaf Adult Role Models"
Kristen Ledbetter Clanton
"Find Your Seat"
Florida CEC Nancy Givens Instructional Grant
The Florida Council for Exceptional Children is continuing its Instructional Grant Awards for exceptional teachers who are CEC members. Teachers may be in any type school—vocational, secondary, elementary, preschool, special center, private, or hospital—but must be serving exceptional children. Grants are to be used to initiate innovative projects to supplement the classroom curriculum. Priority will be given to the most creative and original ideas and those that involve the most student participation. Each mini grant award will be in an amount up to $500.
Nominate a special educator, student, administrator, colleague, or outstanding child advocate to be recognized.
2019 Award Deadline:
September 15, 2019
Award winners will be announced during the FCEC 2019 Annual State Conference
Not Yet Available for 2019Dr. Jack R. Lamb Rookie Teacher of the Year Award Application Marjorie Crick Teacher of the Year Award ApplicationPrestigious Landis M. Stetler Memorial Award ApplicationPresident's Award Application
Student Leadership Conference Award
The Florida Council for Exceptional Children’s Student Leadership Conference Award is given to University students who are members, in good standing, of their University’s CEC student chapter and have demonstrated leadership initiative within their CEC Student Chapter and their university. This award will cover the registration fee for the Florida CEC Leadership Conference.