National Database of State Personnel Standards

Using the National Database:

The map below provides state-by-state personnel standards for all professional disciplines serving children with disabilities age birth to five and their families. This information is intended to assist early childhood interventionists in their search for a position within the field.

To use the map, click on the state you would like to search and you will see a list of the professional disciplines. Select your discipline by clicking on the title and you will see detailed descriptions and links to state certification websites.

CEC, DEC & NAEYC Personnel Standards Alignment

ECPC has collaborated with the Council of Exceptional Children (CEC) Division of Early Childhood (DEC), and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to crosswalk the organizations’ personnel standards for personnel serving infants and young children and their families.

CEC personnel standard graphic 1.0, download available at top of page

CEC personnel standard graphic 2.0, download available at top of page

CEC personnel standard graphic 3.0, download available at top of page

CEC personnel standard graphic 4.0, download available at top of page

CEC personnel standard graphic 5.0, download available at top of page

CEC personnel standard graphic 6.0, download available at top of page

CEC personnel standard graphic 7.0, download available at top of page

Early Childhood Special Education Standards Development Task Force

With support from ECPC, the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), in partnership with the Division of Early Childhood (DEC), has launched an Early Childhood Special Education Standards Development Task Force. For full details visit the CEC website.