Exciting News About the CONNECT Modules and Courses

December 5, 2018

The Division for Early Childhood (DEC) of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is happy to announce a partnership with Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, to host both the CONNECT modules and courses on the DEC website. This partnership is made possible with funding from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) through the Early Childhood Personnel Center (ECPC). The partnership will ensure that the CONNECT modules and courses remain available and accessible to the field in 2019 and beyond.


The free CONNECT modules are designed for faculty and professional development providers to support practitioners in becoming confident in including children with disabilities. Each module is focused on a particular research-based practice with an emphasis on inclusive settings and meeting the needs of diverse learners. They are designed to buil