Itinerant Early Childhood Special Education Service Delivery Model Community of Learning 2021

The Itinerant Early Childhood Special Education (IECSE) Service Delivery Model Community of Learning (CoL) will deliver targeted technical assistance and professional development to teachers endorsed in early childhood special education who provide special education services using the itinerant model.

Early Childhood Coordinators Collaborative Meeting (Spring 2021)
Early Childhood Coordinators Collaborative Meeting (Spring 2021)
The Office of Early Childhood at the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) will offer the Early Childhood Coordinators Collaborative Spring Meeting. The purpose is to deliver key state updates and resources for PreK providers across early childhood education programs that serve the most vulnerable children.  School division and program leaders who act as administrators or coordinators for Head Start, ECSE, and VPI are strongly encouraged to attend. Come learn about Virginia’s...
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Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) Program Administrator Webinar (Online Event)
The Office of Early Childhood at the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) will offer a webinar focused on Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) data and making quality program improvements on April 29 from 1:00 pm-2:00 pm. The purpose is to deliver targeted technical assistance to school division leaders who act as the program administrator for ECSE programs for preschool children with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). Since each division is different, this may include directors,...
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Unpacking Itinerant Early Childhood Special Education Services: A Collaborative Model for Inclusive Practices (Online Event)
Unpacking Itinerant Early Childhood Special Education Services: A Collaborative Model for Inclusive Practices (Online Event)
Learn about or refresh your knowledge of the Itinerant Early Childhood Special Education Service Delivery Model, a model that can transform whole classrooms and help inclusion flourish. Participants will develop a clear understanding of how itinerant service delivery goes beyond direct service provision and more importantly, includes the roles of consultant and coach. Participants will unpack the 5 essential roles of the itinerant teacher and identify how a skilled teacher can work effectively...
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Considerations for a Smooth and Timely Transition from Part C to Part B (Online Live Webinar)
Considerations for a Smooth and Timely Transition from Part C to Part B (Online Live Webinar)
Want to know more about the Transition from Early Intervention (Part C) to Early Childhood Special Education (Part B)? What are the regulations? What can be decided locally? What makes a child eligible for each program? How can the two systems collaborate to support families? Find out at this online webinar presented by Dawn Hendricks (Early Childhood Special Education Coordinator, VDOE) and Sarah Moore (Monitoring Consultant ITC of Virginia, DBHDS)!
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Tuition Support Opportunity for Teachers to become Licensed in Early Childhood Special Education
Radford University and the University of Lynchburg are in a consortium which offers all the courses needed to fulfill an Early Childhood Special Education provisional license or the add-on endorsement. You can also take additional courses to earn your Master’s Degree in Special Education: Early Childhood. All of the courses are taught online. The Virginia Department of Education has awarded this consortium a grant to provide some tuition support for these courses. For more information,...
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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!
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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.

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