Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA Center)

The ECTA Center supports state IDEA Part C and Part B, Section 619 programs in developing more equitable, effective, and sustainable state and local systems, that support access and full participation for each and every young child with a disability, and their family.

ECTA Center provides a variety of technical assistance opportunities to support states including:

  • Coaching systems change efforts
  • Developing critical new resources for the field
  • Facilitating peer learning communities
  • Co-sponsoring conferences on important national issues
  • Responding to individual state requests for assistance

Director(s): Christina Kasprzak, MA, Co-Director, Megan Vinh PhD, Co-Director

Specialty Area

  • Early Childhood Educators
  • Early Childhood Leadership
  • Effective Interventions

Primary Audience

  • State Education Agencies


  • Coaching
  • Consulting
  • Content Expertise
  • Convening Stakeholders
  • Facilitation
  • Research



All States

Level of Support


Additional Information