Whaley, Kathy

Kathy Whaley

Kathy Thompson Whaley is a Technical Assistance Specialist for the ECTA and DaSy Centers and supports state Part C and Section 619 Coordinators in implementing the IDEA, She co-facilitates a national IDEA early childhood community of practice for Part C and 619 Coordinators and co-coordinates the ECTA Inclusion Team.  She was one of the coordinators of the Expanding Opportunities Interagency Inclusion Initiative from 2005 -2012 which provided extensive support to cross-sector state-level interagency teams.

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Technical Assistance Specialist


Early Childhood Technical Assistance (ECTA) Center and the Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy)

Primary Role: 

Training/TA Provider/Consultant/Faculty

Primary Affiliation: 

Institute of Higher Education