Improving Systems, Practices and Outcomes

Recognizing and Performing the DEC Recommended Practices

ECTA Center was charged with assisting the WWW: DEC and WWW: DEC Commissioners to revise the WWW: DEC Recommended Practices and with developing products that would promote the use of the Recommended Practices, and with providing intensive TA to assist states in implementing evidence-based practices.

ECTA Center Staff Contributors

These ECTA Center TA products for the DEC Recommended Practices will be submitted to the WWW: DEC review panel following stakeholder input and field testing:

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The DEC Recommended Practices are available from:

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We would sincerely appreciate your feedback, opinions and suggestions through your participation in this painless survey.

Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center

  • CB 8040
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8040
  • phone: 919.962.2001
  • fax: 919.966.7463
  • email:

The ECTA Center is a program of the FPG Child Development Institute of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, funded through cooperative agreement number H326P120002 from the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education. Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent the Department of Education's position or policy.

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