The Practice Improvement Tools help practitioners implement evidence-based practices. They are based on the Division for Early Childhood Recommended Practices. These tools and resources guide practitioners and families in supporting young children who have, or are at-risk for, developmental delays or disabilities across a variety of early childhood settings. 


Developed by the Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center 

The ECTA Center is a program of the FPG Child Development Institute of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, funded through cooperative agreement number H326P170001 from the Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education. Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent the Department of Education's position or policy.
Project Officer: Julia Martin Eile 

Practice Improvement Tools: Using the DEC Recommended Practices