Welcome to The Council on Education of the Deaf

The Council on Education of the Deaf (CED) is an organization sponsored by seven major national organizations dedicated to quality education for all deaf and hard of hearing students. CED promulgates nationally recognized standards for teachers of deaf and hard of hearing students in all educational settings, accredits university programs preparing teachers of deaf and hard-of-hearing students, and collaborates with a variety of other related organizations through several national committees and workgroups.


CED Certification:

In the past year, CED has issued 114 new provisional certifications to recent graduates of CED Accredited Teacher Preparation Programs. Almost all of these were part of group applications that took advantage of the reduced rate for group applications. Special thanks to the CED Accredited Teacher Preparation Programs that not only encouraged but facilitated their graduates applying for CED Certification as a group upon their graduation. And congratulations to the graduates!!

CED Accreditation:

Congratulations to the California State University at Fresno for their successful application and approval of their CED Accreditation, July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2023.

Promoting excellence in educating the deaf