|Participants in this project must:
Please note: Participation in the full webinar series is strongly encouraged.
- Register as an individual. Participants should be early childhood teachers working with students receiving special education services, ideally in an inclusive setting.
- Participants must have the technology for accessing the webinars (i.e., computer, webcam, etc.).
- Participants are expected to view online modules prior to webinars. This will maximize participation and learning in webinar sessions.
- Characteristics of autism in young children and its impact on learning
- Effective ways to structure and set up your classroom for student success
- Evidence-based practices (EBPs) that help children achieve the goals set by the TN Early Learning Standards and optimize learning for all students, including but not limited to:
- Environmental arrangement
- Task analyses
- Other topics covered in the webinar series include:
Please note: This series is focused on class-wide and group strategies, not individualized student support.
- Emotional literacy
- Scaffolding instructional support
- Classroom staffing
- Home-school connection
- Large group instruction, modeling, and discussion via webinar format
- Small group application and role play activities via webinar format
- Online, self-paced e-learning
|Online Learning Assignments
- Asynchronous online learning modules will be assigned over the course of the webinar series
- All modules are brief in length (20 minutes or less)
|Proof of Attendance
|Participants will receive certificates documenting their participation in the early childhood webinar series. Educators can earn up to 18 hours of professional development.*