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Technical Assistance

States, Territories, or Tribes

NCPMI offers technical assistance to US states, territories, or tribes for the implementation of Pyramid Model innovations. Continue to check the web site for announcements and applications.

Technical Assistance in state capacity building includes:

  • Web-based information including use of the Statewide Implementation Guide web space to introduce leaders to the state capacity building approach; and, examples of activities, tools, procedures and policies from states and programs.
  • Distance technical assistance to groups of states with similar goals related to implementing and scaling the Pyramid Model over a one or two year period including conference calls, webinars, and individual assistance on action plans. Topics may include exploring the Pyramid Model for statewide adoption, Scaling-up current efforts to implement the Pyramid Model, or applying the Pyramid Model to Part C or new issues such as suspension and expulsion.
  • Intensive technical assistance to states that includes on-site training and TA over a two year period.

Programs and School Districts

NCPMI is currently only offering TA to states. Early Childhood programs and individual School Districts should contact the Pyramid Model Consortium. PMC provides highly skilled trainers and technical assistance providers who are available to provide a variety of services for a fee. Contact Rob Corso, rob.m.corso@gmail.com, to learn more about the range of training and technical assistance services that are offered.

Current/Upcoming State Technical Assistance Opportunities

Targeted TA:

State Leader Collaborative

July 2024 – April 2025

For state leaders associated with a Pyramid Model state leadership team. This collaborative meets quarterly and provides state leaders with an opportunity for discussion, resource sharing, and strategies related to state implementation.
Registration deadline: May 24, 2024

Recently Closed TA Opportunities

Intensive TA:

Innovation Cohort on Integrating Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IECMHC) and the Pyramid Model

February 2024 – May 2024

For States, territories, or tribes that wish to enhance their understanding of the intersection of IECMHC and the Pyramid Model.

Intensive TA:
Implementation of the Pyramid Model within Part C Programs

January 2024 – December 2025

For Pyramid Model State Leadership Teams looking to expand their statewide implementation of the Pyramid Model to the implementation within the Part C service program or establish Pyramid Model efforts through implementation within the Part C services.

3-Hour Workshop:
Writing a Scale-up and Sustainability Plan for Statewide Pyramid Model Implementation

December 13, 2023

For State Leadership Team members to support the development of a written scale-up and sustainability plan for statewide implementation of the Pyramid Model addressing four essential structures.

Intensive TA:
Innovation Cohort on Eliminating the Use of Exclusionary Discipline

For states or territories that wish to enhance, expand, or strengthen their implementation of the Pyramid Model with a focus on eliminating the use of exclusionary discipline practices in early childhood programs.

Intensive TA:
Statewide, Tribal Organization, or Territory Implementation of the Pyramid Model within Early Childhood Classroom-Based Programs

This implementation and scale-up T/TA is designed to promote the positive and equitable social, emotional, and behavioral outcomes of young children (focusing on birth–5 years) participating in inclusive center-based programs and receiving special education services.

Other National TA Centers

The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) funds national technical assistance centers to offer resources and TA to states to meet the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requirements and improve outcomes for all students with disabilities.

  • 2024 State Learning Opportunities: Check out the variety of new and ongoing opportunities to build individual and state capacity around the implementation of IDEA 0-5 offered by the OSEP-funded Early Childhood Technical Assistance (TA) Centers.
  • Early Childhood IDEA Centers On Call flyer: For more information on the goals and focus of each center that serves Part C and Part B 619 early childhood programs.
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