Many children enter the special education system as preschoolers, making it an ideal time to analyze and strengthen your early childhood program and services.

ECA uses a mixed method data collection process to evaluate current early childhood special education systems and service delivery by…

  • Examining assessment tools and eligibility processes
  • Analyzing IEP development and implementation of functional goals
  • Assessing placement in least restrictive environments

Using the latest research and guidance from the Departments of ED and HHS, and OSEP Child Outcomes; ECA has helped school districts with…

  • Continued quality improvement efforts for preschool classrooms with emphasis on supporting children with disabilities through enhanced access, participation, and supports
  • Reducing the amount of time children spend in substantially separate programs and pull out services



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