The ECPC will be traveling to present in the 2017 CEC Special Education Convention & Expo from April 19 – 22, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts! Our presentations are below – we hope to see you there!
When: Thursday, April 20, 2017 (11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)
Presentation: Standards Alignment: A Tool for Higher Education Curriculum Development Description: A collaborative initiative to align CEC, DEC, NAEYC standards for higher education's development of blended curricula and documents for accreditation review is highlighted. We will discuss history and rationale for standards alignment, the alignment process, alignment resources, and alignment uses and additional dissemination strategies.
When: Saturday, April 22, 2017 (10:30 – 11:30 a.m.)
Presentation: ECPC: Building a Comprehensive System of Personnel Development
Description: We provide an overview of TA by the ECPC, an OSEP-funded center to assist state leaders to facilitate the development of an early childhood comprehensive and integrated system of professional development. Nine states have participated in the TA process. Information about the outcomes for each state will be described.
The ECPC is proud to welcome our 4th cohort of states through our Leadership Development Institute from April, 23 - 26, 2017 at the Avon Old Farms Hotel in Avon, CT! This 2-to- 3 day conference brings together Part C and B(619) Coordinators from participating states to learn the knowledge and skills regarding integrating their programs, policies, and personnel into their state’s early childhood initiatives. We have had 20 states participate in this leadership training, and are excited to welcome our newest five states, including: Illinois, Mississippi, New Mexico, Vermont, & Washington!