ERIC Number: ED309616
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Directory of Selected Early Childhood Programs, 1988-1989.
Decker, Marcia J., Ed.
This directory lists selected early childhood projects sponsored by the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS). An introduction provides an overview of OSERS' early childhood programs, their purposes and activities, and a brief discussion of the implications of Public Law 99-457. The "Directory of Projects" provides a state-by-state listing of projects, state personnel administering the projects, and state chairpersons of the Interagency Coordinating Councils. An abstracts section provides descriptions of the projects, organized according to project category and subcategory. Two indexes provide access to project abstracts by state and by program category and subcategories. Program categories are as follows, with subcategories in parentheses: (1) Handicapped Children's Early Education Program (HCEEP) demonstration projects (community involvement, experimental/compensatory, inservice training, integrated preschool, least restrictive environment, methodology for infants/toddlers with severe handicaps, non-directed/experimental, severely handicapped infants); (2) HCEEP outreach projects (national outreach, state outreach); (3) Division of Educational Services grants (research institutes, Technical Assistance Center); (4) Division of Innovation and Development grants (field-initiated research projects, early childhood projects, Policy Research Institute, school practices); (5) Division of Personnel Preparation grants (newborn-infant personnel, preparation of leadership personnel, preparation of special educators, rural special projects, special projects); and (6) National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research grants (fellowships, field research projects, innovative research projects, research and demonstration projects, research and training centers, small business innovation research grants.) (JDD)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Compensatory Education, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Educational Research, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Infants, Inservice Teacher Education, Mainstreaming, Outreach Programs, Preschool Children, Program Descriptions, Research Projects, Teacher Education, Technical Assistance
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System (NEC*TAS), CB #8040, 500 NCNB Plaza, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill. Frank Porter Graham Center.