Improving Systems, Practices and Outcomes

Professional Development

Archived Webinar: Preparing a High-Quality Workforce to Support Inclusion in Early Childhood Programs - September 7, 2016 from the Departments of Health and Human Services and Education and AUCD's Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Interest Group.

Supporting Inclusive Practices: Professional Development Resources

(2015) ELC TA Program & ECTA Center

The materials in this compilation focus on resources that can be used to prepare personnel to serve young children with disabilities in settings with their typically developing peers.

Why Program Quality Matters for Early Childhood Inclusion. Recommendations for Professional Development

(November, 2009) National Professional Development Center on Inclusion (NPDCI)

This paper discusses the need to link early childhood program quality and professional development, with a particular focus on how this relates to early childhood inclusion.

  • IDEAs that Work: Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education

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 H326P170001 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.

Project Officer: Julia Martin Eile     © 2012-2019 ECTA Center

  • UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute