The Early On Center for Higher Education will host a webinar featuring The Virginia Early Intervention Professional Development Center's NEW
Ever wished you had a place to go to find fully-developed activities to help your students learn key early intervention concepts? The Virginia Early Intervention Professional Development Center has recently added a new webpage with free activity-based resource entitled Learning Bytes. These brief activities are designed to help professional development specialists and faculty build the knowledge and skills of EI practitioners and students about topics such as assessment, developing IFSP outcomes, service delivery, interest-based learning, professional responsibilities and considerations, and service coordination. Join the webinar to learn about how you can use them to actively engage your learners!
Presenter: Dana Childress, Ph.D. is an Early Intervention Professional Development Consultant with the Partnership for People with Disabilities at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Dana has worked in the field of early intervention for 23 years as an early childhood special educator, service coordinator, supervisor, trainer, author, and consultant. She currently works as part of Virginia's early intervention professional development team developing resources and conducting web-based and in-person training. She manages content for the Virginia Early Intervention Professional Development Center (www.veipd.org/main/) and writes the Early Intervention Strategies for Success blog (www.veipd.org/earlyintervention). Dana is the co-author of the book, Family-Centered Practices in Early Intervention: Supporting Infants and Toddlers in Natural Environments. Her interests include adult learning and EI service delivery, family centered practices, supporting family implementation of intervention strategies, and finding ways to help bridge the research to practice gap through interactive professional development for in-service early intervention practitioners. She regularly presents workshops in VA, has consulted with other states, and has presented at state, national, and international conferences.
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