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Early Childhood Training Center - Consultation Services

ECTC consultation services are provided through approaches that are:

  • Systems-based
  • Relationship-centered
  • Process-oriented
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Tailored to meet your needs

Our services are designed to assist managers and supervisors in early childhood, family service, health, and community services organizations in meeting the social, emotional, health, and educational needs of children and their families.

Program and organization development

  • Organizational design
  • Program development and evaluation
  • Strategic planning
  • Decision making
  • Adult and professional development
  • Effective supervision and management skills
  • Reflective practice
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Teamwork and conflict management
  • Burnout prevention

Head Start quality improvement

  • Head Start board training
  • Policy Council - leadership development
  • Head Start performance standards implementation
  • Program option implementation
  • Start-up planning
  • Program self-assessment facilitation
  • PRISM preparation
  • Quality improvement plans
  • HSFIS design and user training

Early childhood care and education

  • Comprehensive child development
  • Infant and early childhood mental health
  • Observation
  • Screening, assessment, and curriculum
  • Individualization
  • Early Literacy
  • Indoor and outdoor environments
  • Classroom management and positive guidance
  • Documentation
  • Staffing systems (i.e., primary caregiving)
  • Early childhood and disabilities information and resources

Family and community partnerships

  • Family services
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Home visiting
  • Family partnership agreements/IEP/IFSP
  • Parent involvement in program services
  • Services to pregnant women
  • Parent education
  • Fatherhood services
  • Family literacy
  • Collaborations and interagency agreements
  • "Free to Grow" development consultation

All consultation can be tailored to meet your program, agency, or institutional staff's needs.