March 26, 2020

To assure everyone has access to CEC and DEC resources at this time, both CEC and DEC are offering free membership through May 31, 2020. 

Join CEC today at cec.sped.org/Membership

Note: You do not need to add DEC to your divisions; instead, please indicate in your memb...

March 25, 2020

DEC members, please ACT NOW - we need your help! We are asking Congress to provide a one-time infusion of emergency funds for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), including early intervention and early childhood special education preschool services,...

March 23, 2020

Dear CEC Members,

On Friday, I shared with you CEC’s response to a stimulus bill involving education provisions and promised to monitor legislation regarding the state of special education during our current COVID disruptions. 

Over the weekend, we received addition...

March 19, 2020

DEC Members and partners, 

CEC has made the decision today to offer FREE CEC membership to those who  are not currently members. The goal is to assure each of you has access to CEC resources at this critical time. 

Please share this information within all of your ne...

March 19, 2020

DEC is joining our partners in working to ensure child care receives urgently needed resources. We ask you to call your federally-elected official to ask for their support in providing emergency funding to maintain high quality child care. We must Fund Child Care. #Bec...

March 16, 2020

The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) has issued guidance on providing services to children with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic March 2020. 
 

From OSEP: "This Question and Answers document outlines states' responsibilities to infants, toddlers, and...

March 16, 2020

DEC joins our early learning partners at ZERO TO THREE in asking our DEC members to contact their Senators TODAY! This is a critical time for Families! 

Thank you!

Peggy Kemp

DEC Executive Director

From ZERO TO THREE: 

As our country struggles to deal with the impact of the...

March 11, 2020

Division for Early Childhood, in collaboration with non-profit organizations nation-wide, has signed on to a letter to members of congress highlighting the specific needs of child care and early learning programs operating in all states and across all settings as relat...

March 6, 2020

Service providers who work directly with young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are invited to complete an online survey. The goal is to examine the intervention techniques used by service providers who work with children with ASD. This research is being co...

March 3, 2020

Over the past three years, your expertise, passion, and commitment to supporting early childhood educators has been the foundation for Power to the Profession. Informed by your input and feedback, the Power to the Profession Task Force has reached a consensus on a shar...

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