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Building Comprehensive Systems of Personnel Development for those Serving Infants, Toddlers, and Young Children with Disabilities and their Families

Our Mission

Our mission is to assist states to develop, implement, and evaluate integrated and comprehensive systems of personnel development (CSPD) for the early childhood workforce so that young children with disabilities and their families receive effective early childhood intervention.

We provide TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE to build statewide early childhood CSPD for the following audiences:

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Part C & B (619) Coordinators

  • leadership competencies
  • team building
  • action planning

IHE Faculty & State PD Staff

  • aligning personnel preparation programs to national standards
  • embedding recommended practices into course syllabi
  • using adult learning principles when teaching
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  • state team building
  • participating in statewide personnel development activities
  • teaching future and current practitioners

State Systems of Early Childhood Intervention

  • building comprehensive systems of personnel development
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State Information

Personnel Standards by
Discipline and State

Looking for information about personnel standards for professional disciplines serving children with disabilities from birth to five years and their families in your state?

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Institutes of Higher Education Early Childhood Programs

Looking for information about certificate and degree programs in early childhood, early childhood special education, and blended programs in your state?

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ECPC Technical
Assistance States

To date the ECPC Center has provided technical assistance to thirty three states across the U.S. To view which states we have assisted click on the map above.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Oct 1 Division for Early Childhood Annual International Conference12:00am
  2. Oct 2 ZERO TO THREE Annual Conference12:00am
  3. Oct 27 CASE/NASDSE 2nd Joint Conference "Racing Together Toward a Brighter Future"12:00am
  4. Nov 5 TED 2019 Conference12:00am
  5. Nov 17 Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy Annual Conference12:00am
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State early childhood intervention systems: on building comprehensive systems of personnel development

Families: on leadership competencies for participating in statewide personnel development activities


Higher education faculty: on aligning personnel preparation programs, coursework, and practica to national disciplinary and cross disciplinary standards.

State Part B/619 and Part C coordinators: on leadership competencies, team building, action planning, and evaluation

Early Childhood CSPD

Competent High Quality Workforce

Optimal Child and Family Outcomes