Video Library – Topic: Professionalism

Academic and Personnel Standards

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Head Start Performance Standards: Children with Disabilities

Discover how the new HSPPS address services to children with disabilities. Sangeeta Parikshak and Amanda Bryans describe the new Standards for the full inclusion and participation of children with disabilities in all program activities, including but not limited to children eligible for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Parikshak, S. & Bryans, A. (Hosts). (2018) Head Start Performance Standards: Children with Disabilities [Video]. Head Start Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center. 9:49 7.4 L10

Adversity

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The Case for Science-Based Innovation in Early Childhood

Describes the mission of the Center on the Developing Child and its vision for using science to innovate in the early childhood field and fundamentally change the lives of children facing adversity.

National Scientific Council on the Developing Child. (2016). The Case for Science-Based Innovation in Early Childhood [Video]. Center for the Developing Child Harvard University. 3:00 1.2 L3

Advocating for Improved Child Outcomes

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Teacher Leadership in Action: Leading in Advocacy

In this video you will see National Board-Certified Teacher, Beth Maloney, using her voice to advocate for the profession and students. Learn more about how Beth advocates for the profession and Arizona’s students at the school, district, state, and national levels.

Arizona K12 Center at North Arizona University. (2016, March 15). Teaching Leadership in Action: Leading in Advocacy [Video]. 3:59 7.3 L5
Child Development Core Story, Part 4: Pay Now or Pay Later

Researchers and experts in early childhood connect quality early care in the early years to economic benefits.

Center for Early Education and Development University of Minnesota. (2012). Child Development Care Story, Part 4: Pay Now or Pay Later [Video]. Center for Early Education and Development University of Minnesota. 3:25 7.3 n/a
Converting Child Outcomes Data to OSEP Progress Categories/Summary Statements

Explains how the child outcomes data that local programs collect are converted to the national data reported by the U.S.

Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems & Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center. (2019). Converting Child Outcomes Data to OSEP Progress Categories/Summary Statements[Video]. Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems. 6:12 7.3 A11
I am an Advocate: Erica Cutright, Teacher and Parent

Erica (KY) came to ask the hard questions and advocate for equal access to content and curriculum for those who do not have their own voice.

Council for Exceptional Children. (2014, June 12). I am an Advocate: Erica Cutright, Teacher & Parent [Video]. YouTube. 0:43 7.3 n/a
Disability as the "Fit" Between Environment and Personal Competencies

James Thompson shares what he has learned about individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities - they want relationships, an inviting home, meaningful education, and to contribute to their communities…just like individuals without disabilities.

Disability as the "Fit" Between Environment and Personal Competencies[Video]. (2015). American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. 5:47 7.3 L3
"What Advocacy Means to Me" with Sandy Ginther

Sandy Ginther, parent, early childhood expert and inclusion advocate, shares her story of advocating for inclusion for her now-adult daughter who has Down syndrome.

Early CHOICES. (2020 November 18 ). "What Advocacy Means to Me" with Sandy Ginther [Video]. YouTube. 4:55 2.2 F10
Sharing the Knowledge

Various experts in the field discuss how the DEC RPs communicate to families what to expect from practitioners and the field of early intervention/ early childhood. Sharing the DEC RPs with families is an important tool in strengthening their role in supporting their child's learning and development.

Edelman, L. (Producer). (2015). Sharing the Knowledge with Families. Division for Early Childhood. 3:00 7.3 L5
Ann Turnbull Celebrates the 30th Birthday of IDEA

Ann Turnbull presents a historical perspective on public law as a parent of a child with a disability, an advocate & educator

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS). (2016, October 6). Ann Turnbull Celebrates the 30th Birthday of Idea Part B, Section 619, and IDEA Part C [Video]. YouTube. 6:21 7.3 L5
Early Childhood Intervention and the Power of Family

Professionals around the world discuss the value and importance of early intervention and the power families hold in supporting their children's learning and development.

Open Society Foundations. (2013, December 9). Early Childhood Intervention and the Power of Family [Video]. YouTube. 7:33 7.3 n/a
Brandon’s Story, A Mother’s Voice

This Telly Award winning video features Brandon’s mother as she talks about the importance and impact of early intervention on her son’s life and on her family. You will also hear from Brandon, who is a teenager and talented musician.

Partnership for People with Disabilities at Virginia Commonwealth University. (2015). Brandon's Story, A Mother's Voice [Video]. Virginia Early Intervention Professional Development. 8:15 7.3 L5
Inclusion Means Everyone

Speakers focus on the importance of all children, from infancy on through adulthood, being fully included in all aspects of family and community life.

Partnership for People with Disabilities at Virginia Commonwealth University. (2013). Inclusion Mean Everyone [Video]. Virginia Early Intervention Professional Development Center. 3:15 7.3 n/a
A Bee Showed Me That Limits Are Lies | Jenna Kanell

Explores the question "What would we be capable of, if no one told us we had limitation?"

TED [TEDx Talks]. (2016, October 19). Jenna Kanell: A Bee Showed Me That Limits are Lies[Video File]. 13:30 7.3 n/a
History of the Disability Movement in the United States

Michael Wehmeyer, University of Kansas professor, shares the history of disability rights in the United States and the three major shifts in the disability movement: Professional Movement, Parent Movement, and Self-Determination Movement.

Wehmeyer, M. (Presenter). (2015). History of the Disability Movement in the United States [Presentation]. American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. 9:48 7.3 n/a
State of Babies Yearbook 2021: Introduction and Key Findings

Shares how policy markers can support the development of infants and toddlers.

Zero to Three. (2021). State of Babies Yearbook 2021: Introduction and Key Findings [Webinar]. Zero to Three. 17:53 7.3 n/a

Application of Personnel Standards

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Evidence Syntheses of the DEC Recommended Practices

Three sources informed the DEC Recommended Practices: empirical evidence available for each practice, knowledge gained through experience and validation activities with stakeholders.

Edelman, L., McLean, M., & Snyder, P. (Producers). (2014). Evidence Syntheses of the DEC Recommended Practices [Video]. Division for Early Childhood. 3:51 7.2 L9

Diversity and Equity

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Introduction to Culturally Relevant Pedagogy

Education experts Jackie Jordan Irvine, Geneva Gay and Kris Gutierrez explain how to make culturally relevant pedagogy a reality in your classroom.

Learning for Justice. (2010, July 17). Introduction to Culturally Relevant Pedagogy [Video]. YouTube. 4:39 5.1 n/a
The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of our Nation

This video raises questions about U.S. policies and social structures that impact children and families and advocates for early childhood education and intervention as services that can positively impact outcomes for children and families.

Adelman, L. (Producer). (2017). The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of our Nation[Video]. California Newsreel & Vital Pictures. 11:00 7.1 L5
What Makes Us Different

Thirteen-year-old Joshua Bingwa from Kenya uses nature, specifically a bee, to discuss similarities and differences of “humans” and other living things.

TED. (2016, April 20). Joshua Bingwa: What Makes Us Different [Video]. YouTube. 6:09 5.1 n/a

IEP

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Focus on Inclusion 2018 Interview with Dan Habib

Documentary producer, Dan Habib, is interviewed by the IEP Resource Center at the 2018 Focus on Inclusion Conference.

Indiana IEP Resource Center. (2018 February 2021). Focus on Inclusion 2018 Interview with Dan Habib [Video]. YouTube. 5:50 6.6 E1

Inclusion

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We All Belong

A documentary film exploring the issues of belonging and diversity in our classrooms. It profiles real parents and the dreams and fears they share. This film is a frank discussion of civil, human, and educational rights and offers a window into best practices and the struggle families face to achieve inclusion for their children.

Northwest Down Syndrome Association and ABI. (2012 April 2). We All Belong[Video]. YouTube. 14:30 6.6 INS4

Legislation and Policy

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Research, Science and Laws that Support Preschool Inclusion

Introduction to the foundation for preschool inclusion established by research, science and laws and provides information regarding resources for further learning.

Early CHOICES. (2020 June 12). Research, Science and Laws that Support Preschool Inclusion [Video]. YouTube. 2:45 7.4 L10
IDEA Advocacy: Protecting the Parent School Relationship

Reviews the key aspects of IDEA as well as Section 504 and ADA.

EITP Illinois. (2018, June 26). IDEA Advocacy: Protecting the Parent School Relationship [Webinar]. YouTube. 1:15:32

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IDEA Website: Statute/Regulations Video

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services oversees the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). This video guides you through the features of the Statute and Regulations page on the IDEA website.

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. (2019). IDEA Website: Statute/Regulations Video[Tutorial]. U.S. Department of Education IDEA. 5:25 7.4 L10
CONNECT Video: Foundations of Inclusion Birth to Five

This video presents the historical, legal and research foundations related to early childhood inclusion.

The Center to Mobilize Early Childhood Education. (2010). Foundations of Inclusion Birth to Five [Video]. Division for Early Childhood. 13:46 7.4 F9
IDEA Part C

This video provides an overview of Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (2004), as well as the history behind the current authorization of IDEA.

Virginia Early Intervention Training Specialist & Partnership for People with Disabilities at Virginia Commonwealth University. (2018, April 27). IDEA Part C [Video]. Virginia Early Intervention Professional Development Center. 7:21 7.4 L10

Mindfulness

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Mindfulness: A Resilience Practice

Describes how stress may impact teachers throughout their day and a few quick tips on how to improve well-being

Early Childhood National Centers & EarlyEdU Alliance. (n.d.). Mindfulness: A Resilience Practice [Video]. Head Start Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center. 1:34 7.2 n/a

Presuming Competence

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Under the Table - The Importance of Presuming Competence

Shelley Moore shares a story of how our assumptions influence not only how we act, but how we treat others. Diversity is a strength, and to truly move inclusion forward, presuming competence is essential. Although, Shelley's story is of a school-aged child, her message is very relevant to individuals of all ages.

TEDx Talks. (2016 March 11). Under the Table - The Importance of Presuming Competence [Video]. YouTube. 15:11 1.3 A4

Promoting Diversity and Equity through Cultural Competence

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Creating Anti-Racist Early Childhood Spaces - Webinar

It is important to address issues of race and bias in early childhood settings. This webinar presents strategies for creating an anti-racist environment to promote the development of healthy racial identities.

Allen, R. (2020, June 12) Creating Anti-Racist Early Childhood Spaces [Webinar]. National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations. 60:00 1.2 n/a

Recommended Practices

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DEC Recommended Practices 2014

This video offers an overview of the new DEC Recommended Practices.

Edelman, L. (Producer). (2014). DEC Recommended Practices 2014 [Video]. Division for Early Childhood. 2:43 7.1 L4

Reflective Practice

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Video #8: Using Video as a Foundation for Reflective Supervision

Jaime, a speech-language pathologist, and BJ, her supervisor, illustrate how they use video as a foundation for reflective supervision. BJ and Jaime review and reflect on a video that Jaime shared of a virtual home visit to better support Jaime’s coaching practices.

Edelman, L., Henry, BJ., Jones, S., Popich, B., Smith, Bev. & Weatherson, H. (Producers). (2016). Video #8 Using Video as a Foundation for Reflective Supervision [Video]. Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council. 5:50 7.2 L9

Self-Reflection

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Using Video for Self-Reflection

Megan Klish Fibbe, a physical therapist, shares her experience of using video to reflect on her interactions with a family during a home visit. Viewing the video was an opportunity for self-reflection and change.

Edelman, L., Klish Fibbe, M., & and Johnson Eigsti, H. (Producers). (2009) Using Video for Self-Reflection [Video]. Colorado Department of Education. 1:41 7.2 L9