Illinois Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders


Your source for professional  development, issues and advocacy in meeting the needs of students with emotional /behavioral disorders in Illinois 


Our Vision and Mission

ILCCBD is a division of CEC International which advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides professional development, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice. CEC is known as the source for information, resources, and professional development for special educators.


High-quality education that is inclusive and equitable for individuals with disabilities.


Cultivating, supporting, and empowering education professionals who work with individuals with disabilities by:

  • Advocating for education professionals and for individuals with disabilities, and/or gifts and talents
  • Advancing professional practice and scholarly research
  • Promoting diversity, equity, inclusivity, and accessibility
  • Building networks, partnerships, and communities


Meet the

ILCCBD Executive Board