Register Now for the Early Childhood Coordinators Administrative Leadership Institute and Community of Practice for 2018-2019.

AnLar, through a contract with the MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)'s Office of Special Education Planning and Policy Development, is offering a yearlong, no cost, Early Childhood Coordinators Administrative Leadership Institute for individuals currently working as Early Childhood Coordinators in a Massachusetts public school. This Institute is designed to equip early childhood special educators with tools to improve student outcomes and foster family and community engagement while remaining compliant with regulations and aligning to best practices in the field. Course topics will include leadership and systems change; instructional leadership; management and operations; professional culture; and family and community engagement, in addition to other topics depending on the interest of participants.

Interested individuals should contact Allison LaFave by Friday, June 15. Additional information about the Institute is included in the attached PDF document. Acceptances will be decided by the DESE, and participants will be notified of acceptance to the Institute by June 22, and thereafter on a space-available basis.

The dates of the yearlong Institute's face-to-face sessions are July 31–August 2, 2018; October 9, 2018; and March 27–28, 2019. Participants will also participate in 12 hour-long virtual sessions over the course of the Institute. These sessions are tentatively scheduled for July 18, August 15, September 19, October 17, November 14, December 19, January 16, February 13, March 20, April 10, May 15, and June 19.

We are looking forward to meeting many of you and providing you with the opportunity to engage together, learn from each other and the Institute faculty, and develop new professional connections.

Last Updated: June 12, 2018

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