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Indicators and Elements of High-Quality Inclusion: State

State Indicators address key infrastructure elements across state agencies and federal programs in a state early care and education system. They are designed to support leaders in evaluating and enhancing their system of supports to local programs in the service delivery system.

Indicators and Elements of High-Quality Inclusion: Early Care and Education Environment

Early Care and Education Environment Indicators detail the critical practices to implement in early care and education environments based on evidence-based practices. They are designed to support efforts to improve classroom teaching practices and environments to maximize the access, meaningful participation, and developmental outcomes of young children with disabilities in early childhood settings.

Indicators and Elements of High-Quality Inclusion: Community

Early Care and Education Environment Indicators detail the critical practices to implement in early care and education environments based on evidence-based practices. They are designed to support efforts to improve classroom teaching practices and environments to maximize the access, meaningful participation, and developmental outcomes of young children with disabilities in early childhood settings.

Early Childhood Education Environment (ECEE) Inclusion Indicators Observation Guidance (Field Test)

The Early Childhood Education Environment (ECEE) Inclusion Indicators observation tool is a technical assistance tool designed to help programs use more inclusive practices. The observation tool (protocol and fillable PDF) supports coaches and providers who are knowledgeable and skilled in high quality inclusive practices to develop coaching plans that build the capacity of providers to implement high quality inclusive practices regardless of their baseline.

Early Childhood Education Environment (ECEE) Indicators of High Quality Inclusion and Observation Form (Field Test)

The Early Childhood Education Environment (ECEE) Inclusion Indicators observation tool is a technical assistance tool designed to help programs use more inclusive practices. The observation tool (protocol and fillable PDF) supports coaches and providers who are knowledgeable and skilled in high quality inclusive practices to develop coaching plans that build the capacity of providers to implement high quality inclusive practices regardless of their baseline.

Indicators of High-Quality Inclusion: A Comprehensive Set of Tools

This webinar is designed to provide an overview of the National Early Childhood Inclusion Indicators Initiative, a joint project by NCPMI and Early Childhood Technical Assistance (ECTA) Center.?The suite of materials?developed for states, local programs and child environments?intended to increase the implementation of high quality inclusive practices will be presented. Specific attention will be paid to the early childhood education environment (ECEE) inclusion indicators. Video examples will be used to illustrate implementation of the ECEE inclusion indicators in a variety of programs as well as implications for local program and state level staff.

National Early Childhood Inclusion Indicators Initiative Fact Sheet

The National Early Childhood Inclusion Indicators Initiative is a national initiative with partners across early care and education working to develop indicators that address inclusive policies and practices at the state, local program leadership and classroom system level. The indicators will support state and local program leaders to examine and implement strategies that strengthen their capacity to provide high quality inclusive options in their communities. The goal of the initiative is to improve and increase inclusive opportunities for young children with disabilities and their families, through system and practice refinements.

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