Creating Connections to Shining Stars 2022: Registration Open!
Creating Connections to Shining Stars 2022: Registration Open!
Registration Creating Connections to Shining Stars (CCSS) is a collaborative effort between Virginia's Part C, Early Intervention and Part B, Preschool Special Education programs. The conference will focus on promoting and supporting the implementation of evidence-based practices in inclusive settings for infants, toddlers, and young children, both with and without disabilities. Conference Dates: July 19-21, 2022 This year, we are happy to announce a hybrid option will be provided. ...
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Using CLASS to Strengthen Interactions in Virginia's Early Childhood Programs
Join us for a panel discussion to hear how early childhood program leaders in Virginia are using CLASS to support their teachers and improve children’s early learning experiences.  Leaders from public and private settings, including child care, family day homes, Head Start and VPI will be represented on the panel. 
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Opening Doors - Unlocking Potential 2022
ODUP 2022 is a virtual event bringing together professionals and parents from across the Commonwealth of Virginia to engage in dialogue, discussion, and learning methods to strengthen academic outcomes for children who are deaf and hard of hearing in order to increase the knowledge and skills of those who can have a positive impact on a student's educational process. This year's professional development institute for professionals and parents of students who are deaf and hard of hearing will...
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Online Course: Early Childhood Academy (PEATC) - Spring 2022 (May 14-June 18)
You are your child’s first and most important teacher. Your involvement in the early years is essential to setting a strong foundation for their lifelong learning and success. In this FREE 5-week online program, families of children with disabilities learn about supporting their child’s early learning and development – from developmental milestones to tips on our most frequently asked questions including information on making the transition from early intervention to school...
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Ready B5 Recap Quarterly Newsletter (VDOE)
The Ready B5 Recap newsletter will focus on how we work together to support all Virginia children- from birth to age five - to enter school ready. All programs that serve children from birth to age five including schools, Head Starts, child care centers, family day homes, preschools and faith-based programs, will be included. With this quarterly newsletter, we seek to: Appreciate – Ready B5 Recap highlights the incredible work happening in early childhood in Virginia. Build community...
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VDOE TTAC ECSE CONTACTS

There are six Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) Training and Technical Assistance Centers (TTAC) across the Commonwealth of Virginia that serve professionals in their local areas. Want to know who your ECSE Contacts are? Read more iconClick to find out!
Readiness Connection Newsletter Sign-Up

The Readiness Connection, a newsletter for Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) professionals from the Virginia Department of Education, is sent out monthly. As we continue to move toward greater unification and shared ownership across agencies and funding streams, this newsletter includes statewide updates as well as program-specific information.

To ensure you receive each issue, sign up here to receive monthly updates from VDOE on early childhood news and updates.

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