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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).
Knowledge Generation
ECPC generates new knowledge through literature syntheses, analyses and alignment of early childhood (EC) personnel standards.
This has generated 50+ regional & national presentations plus production of 4+ literature syntheses & data reports.
Leadership and Coordination
ECPC provides leadership training to select states to integrate EC personnel, programs, and policies into state early childhood initiatives.
ECPC is currently providing leadership training to 14 states as of 2017 and has reached 25 states total since 2013.
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.
Data Reports & Literature Syntheses
ECPC Publications
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State Personnel Standards
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CEC Special Education Convention & Expo

CEC 2017 logoThe 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.

Upcoming ECPC Leadership Development Institute this April!
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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!

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You can find information on our previous Leadership Institutes here: http://ecpcta.org/leadership/ or by contacting Jessica McKenty, ECPC Coordinator, at jmckenty@uchc.edu.

ECPC Calendar

Collaboration and Funding provided by:

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Technical Assistance and Dissemination Network
 
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