Leadership, Coordination, and Sustainability

Develop a state team that is diverse in representation from all aspects of the system; advocate for resources, make decisions & set priorities for Professional Development; solicit feedback; monitor efficiency & effectiveness of the CSPD.

Leadership, Coordination, and Sustainability addresses the development of a multi-year plan that includes all areas of a CSPD ensuring a high-quality workforce. Managing the organization and implementation of the other five subcomponents: recruitment & retention, personnel standards, pre-service, in-service and evaluation.

Some of the responsibilities include:

  • Conduct ECPC-CSPD Self-Assessment
  • Obtain agency leadership approval
  • Establish strategic planning team (SPT)
  • Create vision and mission for the CSPD
  • Oversee CSPD development, implementation, evaluation

The ECPC collaborated with the Early Childhood Technical Assistant Center (ECTA) to create an Early Childhood Systems Framework for Part C and section B(619) Coordinators to evaluate their current systems, identify potential areas for improvement, and develop more effective and efficient systems that support implementation of evidence-based practices in each of six main areas. The ECPC’s work resides in the Personnel/Workforce (PN) component of this framework, which addresses the necessity of understanding workforce capacity in order to provide timely and consistent services by prepared personnel in early childhood. ECPC-CSPD Self-Assessment

Quality Indicators

Quality Indicator 1: A cross-sector leadership team is in place that can set priorities and make policy, governance, and financial decisions related to the personnel system.
Quality Indicator 2: There is a written multi-year plan in place to address all sub-components of the CSPD.