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PD Resources

"Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students"

Foundational Topics

Ages and Stages Questionnaire-Social Emotional

The proof is undeniable: the earlier a behavioral concern is identified, the greater the chance a child has for reaching his or her full potential in life.

Supporting Inclusive Practices

Intentionally designed, equitable and inclusive educational systems for all students. Innovate. Include. Impact.

Adaptations and Accommodation

In this tutorial you will learn how to use the Planning Adaptations for Distance Learning Worksheet to support children with IEPs in your program.

Universal Design for Learning

The CAST UDL Lesson Builder provides educators with models and tools to create and adapt lessons that increase access and participation.

Behavior and the use of Positive Behavioral Supports

The Teaching Pyramid promotes social and emotional development, provides support for appropriate behavior, prevents challenging behavior, and more.

Overview of Supports from the CA Department of Education

Supplemental Topics

Strengthening Families

The Strengthening Families Program (SFP) is an evidence-based family skills training program for high-risk and general population families

Centers for Disease Control: Learn the Signs, Act Early

From birth to 5 years, your child should reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, act and move

Pyramid Model Implemented with practice-based coaching

The goals of the NCPMI are to assist programs in their implementation of systems for the implementation of the Pyramid Model for Supporting Social Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children

Inclusive Classroom Profile (ICP)

ICP is a structured observation rating scale designed to assess the quality of classroom practices in early childhood settings that support the developmental needs of children 2½–5-years-old with disabilities.

Embedded Instruction Teaching Practices (CA)

Embedded Instruction is an evidence-based approach for planning, implementing, and evaluating instruction for preschool children with disabilities in inclusive settings.

Beginning Together

Ensures that children with special needs are incorporated, and appropriate inclusive practices are promoted, in the training and technical assistance provided by the existing cadre of trainers in CA

CPIN (Inclusion Works)

Inclusion Works! focuses on defining inclusive practice, describing collaboration, and sharing practical strategies

Trauma-Informed Care (CECO)

CECO provides free access to professional learning in one centralized location to meet the ever-changing needs of the early childhood field.

Education coursework specific to ECE for children with special needs

Contact our IEEEP Grant Administrator to understand if your coursework qualifies!

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