Implementation of Itinerant Early Childhood Special Education Services

Conference Year: 

2017

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The session will include an overview of a roll-out of an Itinerant Early Childhood Special Education Service Delivery Model (IECSE).  The session will include an overview of the itinerant model, the rationale for introducing the model in Rhode Island, initial steps of implementation, scaling up, RI’s current IECSE model (which includes both direct instruction and consultation with the general education teacher) and the infrastructure of supports for practitioners.  Time will be provided for participants to consider the benefits and challenges of implementing an itinerant model within their state or district as well as an opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback.

Type: 

Concurrent

Room: 

Unassigned

Topic: 

Systems and Policies

Age Group: 

3 to 5

Target Audience: 

Professional Development Providers
Local Administrators
State Administrators

DEC Recommended Practices: 

Leadership
Environment
Instruction
Teaming and Collaboration

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