CMEC - English: Council of Ministers of Education, Canada; French: Conseil des ministres de l'Éducation (Canada) - is an intergovernmental body founded in 1967 by ministers of education from the provinces and territories of Canada to serve as:
- a forum to discuss policy issues
- a mechanism through which to undertake activities, projects, and initiatives in areas of mutual interest
- a means by which to consult and cooperate with national education organizations and the federal government
- an instrument to represent the education interests of the provinces and territories internationally
All 13 provinces and territories are members.
CMEC provides leadership in education at the pan-Canadian and international levels and contributes to the fulfilment of the constitutional responsibility for education conferred on provinces and territories.
Its web site is at http://www.cmec.ca/
There is also a list of Provincial and Territorial Departments and Ministries Responsible for Education in Canada