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Thursday, July 15, 2021
This document outlines the Child Find Self-Assessment best practices (BPs). This section includes content that is not required by the IDEA but can help Part...

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Thursday, July 15, 2021
The Child Find Self-Assessment (CFSA) is a voluntary toolkit to help state IDEA Part C programs strengthen their child find systems, with the goal of...

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Thursday, July 15, 2021
To support States, NCSI developed the Leading by Convening (LbC) framework to engage stakeholders in improving results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities...

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Wednesday, July 7, 2021
The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) has developed this voluntary Child Find Self-Assessment (CFSA) as a tool for State IDEA Part C programs to...

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Thursday, July 1, 2021
States submit their State Performance Plan (SPP)/Annual Performance Report (APR) electronically through the EDFacts Metadata and Process System (EMAPS) following guidance in this memo.

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Thursday, July 1, 2021
This webpage is a hub of information focused on families of young children.

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021
The OSEP infographic provides information about the OSEP technical assistance (TA) centers. The online PDF provides the names of the centers, links to their websites...

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Friday, February 19, 2021
The CLI Engage initiative at the University of Texas implements a system for early childhood specialists to earn micro-credentials as part of an early childhood...

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Friday, February 19, 2021
This national collaboration, led by a task force of 15 national organizations, aims to empower the professions of the early childhood workforce by establishing a...

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Thursday, February 18, 2021
This resource describes ways to enhance early childhood preparation programs to prepare high-quality personnel to serve students with disabilities. It highlights a sequence of activities...

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Thursday, February 18, 2021
This report offers recommendations for stakeholders to build stronger early childhood provider preparation and development through five strategies: redefine credentials, rethink degree attainment, optimize practice-based...

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Thursday, February 18, 2021
The Comprehensive System of Personnel Development (CSPD) is a system for implementing strategies and activities for the recruitment and retention of early childhood service providers...

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Thursday, February 18, 2021
This presentation, conducted by ECPC and Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), provides an overview of the research and data related to early childhood special education...

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021
This loan repayment and stipend program aims to reduce related service provider shortages in specified regions by offering incentives of up to $25,000 for speech-language...

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021
This OSEP-funded project builds partnerships with select North Carolina community colleges to improve the preparation of early childhood candidates by incorporating evidence-based and competency-based practices...

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021
This page lists reports, highlights state initiatives, and links resources developed by ECTA partners on the topic of the recruitment and retention of effective personnel.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021
This page offers several readings, webinars, and other resources related to increasing and promoting the retention of the birth through third grade teaching workforce.

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Monday, February 8, 2021
This reporting Educational Environments resource is a suite of tools, with a technical guide updated with 2017-18 reporting clarifications as its foundation. State Part B...

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Monday, February 8, 2021
A national initiative with partners across early care and education working to develop indicators that address inclusive policies and practices at the state, local program...

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Monday, February 8, 2021
OSEP Dear Colleague Letter on Referrals