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Welcome to the Early Childhood Meeting Place!

The Early Childhood Meeting Place is an information clearinghouse of events and resources for Indiana's early childhood professionals and families of young children. You can find information about upcoming workshops and meetings, professional organizations and training resources, and community resources and information fact sheets for Hoosier families of young children.

NEWS: Update on Projects: Foundations, ISTAR-KR, and Transitions Project

Dana Jones from Indiana DOE Early Learning has provided additional information about the projects and their start dates. This information is posted on the Meeting Place Professionals Information and Resources page.

There are three big projects that will be started soon, including work on the Foundations, ISTAR-KR, and the Transitions Protocol. Dana Jones is recruiting people who are interested in contributing their expertise and experience. She has created sign up sites to gather contact information for those interested. Click on the link below for the project(s) that interest you. She will contact you once the work begins on that specific project.

Here is the link to the Foundations work group:

Here’s the link to the ISTAR-KR work group:

Here’s the link to the Transition Protocol work group:

update posted 4/28/2014 posted 4/15/2014

Upcoming Events

09/20/2014 | Orientation II: Preparation for Child Care Home Licensing
Orientation Training Part 2 (OT II) is the second session of a 2-part series preparing participants for the child care home licensing process.

09/23/2014 | Introduction to Ages & Stages Questionnaire
This training offers information on screening tools and how they can help you support the children in your care.

09/23/2014 | Safe Sleeping Practices and Reducing the Risk of SIDS in Child Care
A required training for all licensed homes and homes receiving Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) V

Recently Posted

09/24/2014 | Indiana FOUNDATIONS in Action-3 to 5 year olds
FOUNDATIONS, Content Area, Fine Arts

Medicaid Disability
A program designed to serve individuals with disabilities.

11/14/2014 | FSCT - Verification of Amplification for the Pediatric Population
Current EHDI issues will be shared and recent statistics reviewed.

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