What is NCE?

The National Conference of Executives of The Arc (NCE) is a dynamic peer membership organization of Executive Directors and Management staff. NCE creates opportunities for the exchange of ideas, provides the training essential in professional development, and offers support and mentoring for successful leadership.

NCE has over 750 professional leaders of local and state chapters of The Arc serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Members work collaboratively to better serve their organizations and their constituents.

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Summer Leadership Institute

NCE annually hosts the Summer Leadership Institute, at different sites around the country. NCE strives to provide our attendees with educational materials that will help our members develop and hone their professional skills so that we can all work better and smarter towards our shared purpose - realization of The Arc's Core Values.

The 2014 Summer Leadership Institute will be held July 24 - 26, in Chicago, IL.


NCE Awards

The NCE Award Program recognizes chapter executives for their outstanding efforts to fulfill the mission, core values and position statements of The Arc. An Awards Ceremony at The National Convention will honor the professional excellence and achievement of NCE members and those persons outside the membership who make significant contributions on behalf of our constituency.

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Interested in learning more about NCE and The Arc's partnership with NTEN? Visit our NTEN page. NCE members, you and your staff members are eligible for NTEN membership!

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