• Actively engage in early childhood systems conversations
  • Actively engage in building a state comprehensive system of personnel development
  • Actively engage a more effective and sustainable state system that can support a competent early childhood workforce

ECPC/DEC Family Cohort 3

Date Materials Link to Zoom
8/3/2020 Involving Families into CSPD Powerpoint

Evaluation Link

Zoom Recording 8/3/2020
8/17/2020 Agenda ECPC DEC Family Cohort 3 Leadership Institute


Questions for Family Cohort 3 - HOMEWORK

Zoom Recording 8/17/2020
Monday 9/14/2020

Link to Evaluation

Zoom Recording 9/14/2020

Link to Zoom room  Passcode: Family

Moving to Wednesday:


Link to Evaluation

Zoom Recording 10/7/2020
Wednesday, November 4th

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM ET

Zoom Recording 11/4/2020
Wednesday, December 2nd

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM ET

Link to Zoom room Passcode: Family
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/4447595051 
DEC Conference January 21-29
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/4447595051 
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/4447595051 
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/4447595051 
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/4447595051 
Wednesday, June 2, 2021 Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/4447595051 


Commonly Used Acronyms

Process and Evaluation Tools for Developing an Action Plan

Reimbursement form to be used by state CSPD teams for families

Self-assessment for families to gauge their readiness to participate in an advisory capacity

Infographic on Involving Families in the CSPD "The Basics"

Self-Assessment to measure our family/stakeholder engagement.


COVID-19 Resources for Families

*New* Tip sheet: Enhancing Family-Provider Partnerships During COVID-19 Enhancing Family-Provider Partnerships .pdf

Tips for Families: Receiving Remote EI Services

Tips for Families Flyer: .pdf What is Remote EI?

Consejos para Familias: .pdf What is Remote EI? (Spanish) 

Tips for Families: How to prepare for a Remote EI Visit

Tips for Families: .pdf Preparing for the Visit

Consejos para Familias: .pdf Preparing for the Visit (Spanish)

National Association of School Psychologists

Talking to children about COVID-19: A Parent Resource in multiple languages

Center for Parent Center Information and Resources

Multilingual resources for families on COVID-19

Coronavirus Resources

National Center for Hearing Assessment & Management Utah State University

What is Tele-Intervention

Zero to Three

Tips for Families: Coronavirus. Age appropriate responses to common questions

Center for Disease Control

Helping Children Cope with Emergencies

Protecting Student Privacy

U.S. Department of Education

Student Privacy 101

FERPA and the Coronavirus Disease 2019

FERPA and Virtual Learning

PBS Kids - for Parents

How You and Your Kids can De-Stress During Coronovirus


Helping Children & Families Cope

Sesame Street

Caring for Each Other 

Child Mind Institute

Talking to Children about COVID-19

Tips for Families (Youtube videos)


Blog of resources (daily schedule, activities, talking to kids)


Scholastic Learn at Home

Illinois Early Learning Project

Learning at Home in Trying Times

National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations (NCPMI) - May Newsletter

Pyramid in the Time of COVID-19

DEC Recommended Practices logo

What are the DEC Recommended Practices

Find out in this quick overview .pdf

The DEC RPs are also available in Spanish

Practice Improvement Tools: Using the DEC Recommended Practices