On Friday, February 6, 2015, ECTA staff and state Part C and Section 619 Coordinators co-presented 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.
If you missed the event, a recording of it is available:
(February 16, 2015)
This online learning module from ECTA Center and DaSy provides key information about the COS process, and the practices that contribute to consistent and meaningful COS decision-making. Over the course of multiple sessions, participants will learn about:
(May 15, 2015)
ECTA Center and ELC TA are partnering to host a series of three webinars that will provide up to date information regarding supports and resources to promote early childhood inclusion. Session 3: State Professional Development Strategies to Support Inclusion is scheduled for June 2, 2015, 3:00-4:00 PM EST.
(May 12, 2015)
The purpose of this interactive guide is to assist state, regional and local EI and ECSE providers to take the steps needed to integrate the child and family outcomes measurement with the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) or Individualized Education Program (IEP) process.
(May 6, 2015)
ECTA Center has collected a set of resources for the IDC Interactive Institutes on High-Quality Data & the SSIP occurring Spring 2015. It is available for download below as a .ZIP package or as individual file downloads. The package contains Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word and URL files.
(April 24, 2015)
The U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services are proposing to release a policy statement on inclusion of young children with disabilities in high-quality inclusive early childhood programs.
Please consider reading the blog with attachments for the Draft Policy Statement and Executive Summary and leaving comments on the proposed statement no later than Friday, May 22, 2015.
(May 18, 2015)