ERIC Number: ED423650
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Directory of Selected Early Childhood Programs, 1997-98.
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System, Chapel Hill, NC.
This document presents 106 abstracts of selected early childhood programs sponsored in 1997-1998 by the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services (OSERS). Included are project grants administered by the Office of Special Education Programs within OSERS that focus on policies, programs, and practices related to young children with disabilities. These include all grants funded under the Early Education Program for Children with Disabilities (EEPCD), selected grants focusing on research issues, and selected grants focusing on issues in personnel preparation. The first section lists addresses of key state personnel who administer state programs under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act presented alphabetically by state or governing jurisdiction. Next, the project abstracts are grouped under the following categories: demonstration projects, inservice training projects, outreach projects, research institutes, and technical assistance centers. These typically include contact information and a summary of the project's purpose, target population, approach, and expected outcomes. A third section lists grants awarded including research grants and personnel preparation grants. Indexes provide access to project abstracts by program category and competition type, and by state or jurisdiction. (DB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Early Identification, Early Intervention, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Grants, Preschool Education, Research Projects, Staff Development, Teacher Education
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System, Chapel Hill, NC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act