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CDE Self-Paced Modules for Preschool

Currently Available from the CDE Preschool Special Education Team

Early Transition Modules

These self-paced learning opportunities can be accessed through the Professional Development System (PDIS) at Colorado Shines. You will need to register with the system to enroll. A one hour certificate of attendance will be provided separately upon completion of each module. For an overview of the modules you can watch the webinar presentation, Promoting High Quality Early Childhood Transition Through Professional Development and Family Education.

Module 1: Early Childhood Transition Overview

This module is an overview of transition from Early Intervention to Preschool Special Education and from Preschool Special Education to Kindergarten. We encourage you to share this link with families, classroom staff, service providers, administrators, service coordinators and other Early Intervention collaborators.

Module 2: Early Transition Preparation and Adjustment for Children and Families

Learn more about the key elements of child and family preparation and adjustment related to transition to preschool and kindergarten. This interactive module is research-based, practical, and includes downloadable transition tools and resources.

Please direct questions about these Modules to Heidi McCaslin.

Evidence-Based Practices for Preschoolers with Disabilities:  10 Improvements in Preschool Special Education

Dr. Robin McWIlliam presented a two day workshop in August 2014 for the Colorado Department of Education. This was recorded and has been divided into 6 video segments to be used as a “Do it Yourself” series for early childhood professional learning. To access the modules, please register to obtain the link. Please direct questions about these modules to Wynette Howard.


The following resources are coming soon:

Implementing a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) in Preschool Programs

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