The 2012 edition of this publication updates information provided by state coordinators on state policies, programs, and practices under the Preschool Grants Program (Section 619 of Part B) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Information includes: program administration, funding, interagency coordination, personnel, transition, monitoring, use of IEPs/ IFSPs, family-centered services, standards and outcomes, pre-kindergarten programs, initiatives for special populations, and services in least restrictive environments (LRE). Note: Previous editions also included a compilation of information on the Section 619 program from other sources: federal and state policies, a bibliography of selected online publications and journal articles related to the implementation of Section 619 published ina given year, contact information for state and jurisdictional program coordinators, and program data from www.ideadata.org.
Previous editions of the Section 619 Profile are available as well:
NECTAC, (2012), 80 pp.Availability: www.ectacenter.org/~pdfs/pubs/sec619_2012.pdf (PDF: 602kb)