On Friday, February 6, 2015, ECTA staff and state Part C and Section 619 Coordinators will co-present on the components of a high-quality system and how a state can evaluate and plan for improvement using the new System Framework and corresponding self-assessment tool and process.
(posted January 13, 2015)
ECTA faculty involved in supporting local programs in their use of DEC Recommended Practices will discuss the importance of a program-wide approach, critical components, and the tools and strategies that are used in program-wide implementation.
(posted January 20, 2015)
(posted January 15, 2014)
12th Annual National Training Institute on Effective Practices: Addressing Challenging Behavior. April 21-24, 2015. This conference provides an in-depth learning experience built around the Pyramid Model for Promoting Social Emotional Competence for Infants and Young Children. The Institute brings together experts from around the country who skillfully present three-hour workshops and short tool-kit sessions offering practical, ready-to-use information on social and emotional interventions and implementation science.
(posted January 12, 2015)
Find out how several states have used and adapted the Developing High-Quality, Functional IFSP Outcomes and IEP Goals Training Package developed by the ECTA Center and WRRC to assist in improving providers'/teachers' skills in developing IFSP outcomes or IEP goals and integrating child outcome measurement. (posted July 16, 2014)
September 8 - 10, 2014, DaSy, the ECTA Center, and the IDC hosted their second national meeting on improving IDEA data systems, data quality, and outcomes for young children with disabilities and their families in New Orleans, LA
Materials from the conference are available at the conference website.
(posted September 18, 2014)
November 5, 2014:
The crisp autumn has arrived and the pace of TA provision and planning has picked up as the leaves are starting to fall!