Would you like to be a part of making history? DEC is launching an ambitious project to develop its first ever stand-alone educator preparation standards and is seeking applications for members of the Early Childhood Standards Development Task Force.
For approximately 25 years, DEC has had Initial and Advanced Knowledge and Skill Specialty Sets that higher education preparation programs have used to develop curriculum and that have been used to help inform CEC’s national program review process completed through collaboration with the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). However, programs that have been evaluated against the CEC Initial and Advanced Standards may not be specific enough to early childhood educators.
The CEC Board of Direc