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Professional Learning Opportunities

Tiered Professional Learning

The CDE Early Childhood Special Education Team uses a tiered approach to assist Administrative Units in the continuous improvement of their programs that includes:

  • Pointing AUs to learning modules created by technical assistance centers that can meet learning needs in foundations of universal practices for early childhood professionals
  • Providing targeted professional learning focused on specific topics and skills
  • Supporting intensive and extended learning opportunities to promote systems change

Our goal is to customize professional learning that optimizes resources to effectively meet professional learning needs resulting in improved outcomes for students. Professional learning opportunities are categorized from foundational to intensive. More detailed information can be found through the links provided below.

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Regional and Statewide Child Find and Preschool Special Education Meetings

Meetings offer opportunities for CDE to present information, provide technical assistance, support shared learning and networking among coordinators. Meetings are designed for the designated Child Find Coordinator(s) and Preschool Special Education Administrators of each Special Education Administrative Unit. More information about Regional and State Meetings


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