Improving Systems, Practices and Outcomes

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2014-2015 Inclusion of Young Children with Disabilities Webinar Series

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About this Webinar Series

ECTA Center and WWW: ELC TA are partnered to host this series of three webinars between October 2014 and June 2015 that provided up to date information regarding supports and resources to promote early childhood inclusion.


Photograph: Two preschool-aged female students play together on a grassy field. (Photograph by Alex Lazara)

Session 1: Opportunities, Initiatives and Key Resources

  • Date: October 28, 2014
  • Presenters:
    • Debbie Cate, ECTA Center
    • Shelley deFosset, WWW: ELC-TA
    • Barbara J. Smith, ECTA Center
    • Kathy Whaley, ECTA Center

Streaming Presentation with Audio

Session Resources

Session 2: State Strategies to Promote Inclusive Practices

Session Resources

Session 3: State Professional Development Strategies to Support Inclusion

  • Date: June 2, 2015
  • Presenters:
    • Kate Rogers, 619 Coordinator, WWW: Vermont State Department of Education
    • Janice Crow, Director, Early Childhood Programs, Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union
    • Melissa A. Crist, Clinical Faculty, WWW: IdahoSTARS, University of Idaho Center on Disabilities and Human Development

Streaming Presentation with Audio

Session Resources

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

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

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