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The Division for Early Childhood (DEC) is one of seventeen divisions of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted. DEC is especially for individuals who work with or on behalf of children with special needs, birth through age eight, and their families. 


CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS OF THE MINNESOTA SUBDIVISION OF THE DIVISION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD OF THE COUNCIL FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN 

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Goals & By-Laws

The Minnesota Division for Early Childhood (MN DEC) is a statewide membership organization for those who work with or on behalf of young children with disabilities and other special needs.

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