Improving Systems, Practices and Outcomes

National Early Childhood Inclusion Indicators Initiative: Partners

Federal Agency

US Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)

Federal TA Centers

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

  • Atlas Research PDG Birth-Five Grant TA & Former Preschool Development Grant TA
  • Jim Lesko

Child Care State Capacity Building Center (SCBC)

National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning (NCECDTL)

National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance (NCECQA)

National Center on Parent, Family, and Community Engagement

Department of Education (DOE)

Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes (CEELO)

Early Childhood Personnel Center (ECPC)

Early Childhood TA Center (ECTA)

  • Christina Kasprzak
  • Megan Vinh
  • Kathy Whaley
  • Katy McCullough
  • Debbie Cate
  • Mary Peters
  • Jen Neitzel
  • Allison Jones
  • Penny Dell
  • Toni Miguel

National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations (NCPMI)

Regional Parent Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC)

Associations and Organizations

BUILD Initiative & QRIS Learning Network

Child Care Aware of America

Division for Early Childhood (DEC) of the Council for Exceptional Children

IDEA Infant & Toddler Coordinators Association (ITCA)

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

National Association of Early Childhood Specialists in State Departments of Education (NAECS-SDE)

National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE) 619 Affinity Group

State Representatives

The Children’s Equity Project, Arizona State University

Nevada Department of Education, Office of Special Education

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Head Start Collaboration Office

North Carolina Early Learning Network (NC-ELN)

Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL)

Santa Clara County Office of Education, Inclusion Collaborative

University of Maine's Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies (CCIDS)

Vermont State Agency of Education

  • 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     © 2012-2020 ECTA Center

  • UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute