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ERIC Number: ED512722
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 34
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Quality Indicators of Inclusive Early Childhood Programs/Practices: A Compilation of Selected Resources
Cate, Debbie; Diefendorf, Martha; McCullough, Katy; Peters, Mary; Whaley, Kathy
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC)
Available resources and indicators of high quality inclusive practices are presented in this compilation. Assembling many different resources in one place allows for easy comparison of potential indicators of quality. Excerpts and adaptations of the resources are intended to provide some familiarity with the content of each resource and encourage further examination via links to more complete information. National and state-developed resources contained within this document have been designed for a variety of audiences, and may be useful for: (1) families, practitioners and program administrators; (2) technical assistance (TA) systems personnel and pre-service instructors; (3) researchers; and (4) state administrators. There are five main sections within this compilation: (1) Quality Inclusion Practice Considerations; (2) Classroom Observation Rating Tools; (3) Individual Child Focused Considerations; (4) Collaborative Inclusion Practices; and (5) Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS).
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC). Campus Box 8040, UNC-CH, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8040. Tel: 919-962-2001; Fax: 919-966-7463; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Preschool Education
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners; Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS)
Authoring Institution: National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Infant Toddler Environment Rating Scale