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Early Childhood Statewide University Courses - (printable PDF version)

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2005-2006 Academic Year

Interested in expanding your knowledge base about working with young children with disabilities and their families? Maybe you would like to…

• learn more about best/evidence-based practices for application to your work,
• gain information for application to your child and family,
• take a few classes without enrolling in a degree program,
• increase career options beyond those offered on your own campus, or
• learn more about entering a Master’s degree program.

If so, please read on to discover course-based professional development opportunities across the state of Wisconsin!

Who may participate in these course-based professional development opportunities?
You may be a teacher, allied health provider, day care provider, or parent…anyone enrolled in a University program or who has obtained the consent of the instructor to register as a special student is welcome to explore these statewide course options.

When are these courses being offered? There are courses available for the 2005-2006 academic year.

Where are these courses offered? Courses are offered at numerous of the University of Wisconsin-System campuses throughout the state and Edgewood College. Both campus-based and on-line courses are available.

Why are these particular courses being offered? Through the Wisconsin DPI State Improvement Grant, Early Childhood Special Education faculty across Wisconsin made a commitment to expanding access to courses outside of their individual campuses. This collaboration has lead to organization of a broad range of topical/content area offerings across the state.

How can I learn more? Specific course information for various Universities is given below. Please contact each University on an individual basis for information regarding enrollment and/or course specifics.

General questions may be directed to Linda Tuchman, Program Director, Waisman Center Early Intervention Program, at or 608-263-6467.








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