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The Early Childhood Personnel Center

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We are excited to invite you to participate in the first annual LEARN 2017 Disability Summit! This important statewide event will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 10:00am – 4:00pm at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, CT. Event admission and parking will be free and open to the public.

State Personnel Standards

State Standards Map

Resources for Everyone

Resources for Everyone

Data Reports & Literature Syntheses

Papers and Publications

Our Mission

Our mission is to facilitate the development, implementation and evaluation of integrated and comprehensive systems of personnel development (CSPD) for the early childhood workforce serving infants and young children with disabilities eligible for Part C and Part B(619) programs under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

What We Do

Knowledge Generation

ECPC generates new knowledge through literature syntheses, analyses and alignment of early childhood (EC) personnel standards. This work has generated over 50 presentations at regional and national levels and the production of 4+ literature syntheses & data reports.

Technical Assistance

ECPC provides intensive TA using evidence-based practices to support states in developing and implementing an EC CSPD. ECPC has assisted 4 states in implementing their CSPDs and is currently providing intensive TA to 8 more.

Leadership and Coordination

Leadership ApplicationECPC provides leadership training to select states to integrate EC personnel, programs, and policies into state early childhood initiatives. ECPC has assisted 20 states through this leadership training, and is currently recruiting for another cohort.

We are currently accepting applications for Cohort 4 to begin April 2017!

Apply now by completing our Leadership Institute Application. Please download the online registration form and email to Jessica McKenty at the ECPC jmckenty@uchc.edu as soon as possible! You can apply though our online submission form here:

Online Leadership Institute Application

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Technical Assistance and Dissemination Network