EIEC Webinar: Improving Child and Family Outcomes: Systems change through the Early Childhood Personnel Center (ECPC)

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET
Location: webinar

Webinar Description:

The purpose of this presentation is to describe the core components of multi-tiered system of technical assistance for early childhood personnel preparation and the role of an implementation framework for scaling up for systems change. Rationale, operations, and essential features or characteristics will be presented and described as applied to the Early Childhood Personnel Center. 

A Webinar from AUCD's Early Intervention/ Early Childhood (EIEC) Special Interest Group.


Mary Beth Bruder, PhD, is a Professor of Pediatrics and Educational Psychology, at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. For almost 40 years she has been involved in the design, provision and evaluation of early childhood services across local, state, national and international early intervention, special education, child care and head start programs. During this time, she has also directed a number of state and federally funded preservice, inservice, demonstration, and research projects, and she is the Editor of Infants and Young Children. Currently, she is Director of the University of Connecticut A.J. Pappanikou Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service  and the OSEP Early Childhood Personnel Center.
  Jane Squires, PhD is a Professor of Early Intervention/Special Education, Director of the Early Intervention Program at the University of Oregon, and Director of the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and the Center on Human Development. She oversees projects in the areas of personnel training, developmental screening, implementation of screening systems, early identification of developmental delays, and the involvement of parents in the assessment process. She currently teaches courses in Special Education/Early Intervention at the University of Oregon and directs the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities in Eugene, Oregon.
George Sugai, PhD is a Professor and Carole J. Neag Endowed Chair in the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut. His professional interests include effective classroom and behavior management practices, school-wide discipline, social skills instruction, and positive behavior supports. He has been a classroom teacher, program director, and camp counselor. Currently, he is co-director of the OSEP Early Childhood Personnel Center, co-director of the Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports  and director of the UConn Center on Behavioral Education and Research.


Please Note:

  • There is NO cost for this webinar.
  • CEUs are not offered for this webinar.
  • For disability accommodations contact Anna Costalas or call 301-588-8252 a minimum of five days in advance.
  • This webinar will be archived following the event on AUCD's WEBINAR LIBRARY.




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