Early ECHO is a knowledge-sharing, virtual learning community of practice for Part C early interventionists from Mountain West regional states (Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and North Dakota). Early Childhood ECHO increases the capacity of early childhood professionals to identify and implement best practices in areas that include early literacy, transitions, behavior support and identification, and referral detection. Network participants include case managers/family service coordinators, general educators, home daycare providers, paraeducators, related service providers (OTs, PT, SLPs, etc.), school administrators, school directors, school counselors, school psychologists, social workers, special educators, state agency staff and all others interested in improving outcomes for students in the early childhood setting.
FREE monthly professional development for Early childhood workforce, early childcare providers, early intervention, Early Head Start and Head Start teams, developmental specialists, early childhood special educators, service coordinators, speech language pathologists, physical and occupational therapists.
|Session Date||Expert Presenter||Topic|
|January 4, 2023||April Litchford||Feeding Part 1: Solutions to Picky Eating|
|February 1, 2023||Pat Boyle||Feeding Part 2: Typical Feeding Development Birth to Three|
|March 1, 2023||Kait Bennington||Feeding Part 3: Practical Strategies|
|April 5, 2023||Kimberly Hirte||Feeding Part 4|
|May 3, 2023||Ashley Stewart||Behavior Part 1|
|June 7, 2023||Ashley Stewart||Behavior Part 2|
|July 5, 2023||TBA||Sleep Part 1|
|August 2, 2023||TBA||Sleep Part 2|
|September 6, 2023||Ashley Stewart||Autism Part 1: What Autism Looks Like in Toddler Years|
|October 4, 2023||Deborah Bilder||Autism Part 2: URADD|
|November 1, 2023||Kirsten||Autism Part 3: Physical Activity in Autism|
|December 6, 2023||Justin Benson||Autism Part 4: Communication and Autism|
Sessions will be held the 1st Wednesday of each month, 12:00 to 1:30 PM MST via Zoom video conferencing technology.