The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) completed their report to the Governor and the General Assembly of Virginia on early childhood programs in Virginia. The report, Improving Virginia’s Early Childhood Development Programs, is now available on the JLARC website: http://jlarc.virginia.gov/
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Early Childhood Special Education Workshop, Collaborative Funding in Early Childhood: Considerations for Sustaining Inclusive Early Childhood Programs
The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) will provide a half-day workshop titled, Collaborative Funding in Early Childhood: Considerations for Sustaining Inclusive Early Childhood Programs. This workshop will be held April 12, 2018, in Charlottesville, Virginia from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The workshop will increase knowledge of:
- the need for inclusive programs,
- contexts and models for inclusive programs in Virginia,
- current and potential funding sources in early childhood, and
- challenges and solutions to early childhood inclusion in Virginia.
The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) will offer the Leadership in Effective and Developmentally-appropriate Services (LEADS) Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) Program Administrator Spring 2018 Institute. This one-day Institute will be April 13, 2018, in Charlottesville, Virginia from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The purpose is to deliver targeted technical assistance and professional development to school division leaders who act as the program administrator for ECSE programs. Since each division is different, this may include administrators, coordinators, specialists, lead teachers, or others serving in this capacity.