2019 Golf Classic & Welcome Reception

August 8 & 9
Tanglewood Golf Course

2019 Unfolding Possibilities Luncheon

The Center for Exceptional Children welcomed special guests to our annual luncheon and The Bines Family inspired us all!

Fox 8 Highlights Infant & Toddler Program and The Special Children’s School

The CFEC and our partners – The Children’s Center and The Special Children’s School – have been featured twice in April by our friends at Fox 8. Please take a moment and enjoy both of the videos!

Summer STEAM is Full Speed Ahead!

The 2019 Summer Program will run from June 24 - August 9 and is open to children who attend The Children's Center, The Special Children's and Petree Elementary School. The focus of our inclusive summer learning is Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math.

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2019 Unfolding Possibilities

This year's Unfolding Possibilities Luncheon introduced close to 140 guests to The Bines Family. Morgan (17) and her parents - Sylvia and Eddie - and her brother Terrell were incredibly thoughtful in sharing their stories and journey. Close to $80,000 was raised to...

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Chris Gentry Named “Children’s Champion”

CFCE's Family Support Network Director, Chris Gentry was named a 2019 "Children's Champion" by the Childcare Resource Center in Winston-Salem. Chris was honored, along with Judge Bill Reingold, at a community luncheon in April.  "There is no person more committed and...

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We’ll Miss You, Karen Young!

Karen Young has worked with the Centers for Exceptional Children and The Special Children's School for more than seventeen years, and March 15, 2019 will be her final day as our Director of Childcare and Licensure. Karen has accepted a Childcare Consultant position...

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Read Across America Reading Parties!

SIGN UP TO BE A GUEST READER! - Our students love when guests visit and read their favorite Dr. Seuss book so sign up today. Friday, March 1, 2019 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ The Children’s Center Friday, March 8, 2019 - 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ The Special Children’s School...

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Kindermusik Kickoff!

February marks our KINDERMUSIK KICKOFF! The Infant & Toddler (ITP) Team came up with the idea of offering our own music program to our youngest students, and today, William Poe – a teacher’s assistant in the ITP – hosted the first set of classes. Kindermusik is...

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It Is a “Pete’s A” Kind of Day!

It is too cold for our kids to go outside, so today Ms. Sladky and Ms. Johnson treated their class to a "pizza." But this was no ordinary pizza! One their favorite books to read together is William Steig's "Pete's a Pizza" and today they decided to take it one step...

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People With Passion

I want to take a moment and recognize the amazing teaching staff CFEC gets to work with, and support, every single day. Our programs are filled with staff and teachers who have made it their life’s mission to care for children with special needs. One...

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2018 Was A Year of Unfolding Possibilities

2018 has been a year of “Unfolding Possibilities” at The CFEC. We are grateful to be help children with special needs, and their families, thrive and we are so appreciative to everyone who helps to make that happen. We are thankful to all who supported our work – our...

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The CFEC Main Office

2315 Coliseum Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27106

Phone: (336) 727-2440
Fax: (336) 727-2873


Monday - Friday:

7:30am - 5:30pm


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