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The Administration of the Carolina Curriculum for Preschoolers with Special Needs – Second Edition (CCPSN)

Trainer Qualifications

About Carol Schroeder

Carol Schroeder (retired) holds advanced degrees in Montessori Preschool Education and Early Childhood Special Education.  She directed programs in early intervention and inclusive preschool education and, more recently, directed early childhood projects at the University of Kentucky, Human Development Institute.

About Caroline Gooden

Caroline Gooden is a Project Director at the Early Childhood Department at the Human Development Institute at the University of KY. She has degrees in psychology, Early Childhood Special Education, and Special Education Administration. She has experience as an adjunct faculty, researcher, early interventionist, child evaluator, and early childhood program director. She has been Co-PI for four projects at the University of Kentucky, including the National Early Childhood Transition Center and three Kentucky Early Childhood Data System projects. Email: caroline.gooden@uky.edu Web: www.kedsonline.org

Target Audience

Teachers and providers working in early care, education and intervention.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to the CCPSN Online Course
  • Section 1: Introduction to CCPSN (15 minutes)
  • Section 2: CCPSN Nuts and Bolts (15 minutes)
  • Section 3: CCPSN Tool Belt (30 minutes)
  • Section 4: Applying What You Know:  Sharpening Your CCPSN Assessment Skills (1 hour, 15 minutes)

Training Outcomes

During completion of this course, you will practice:

  • Accurately assessing a child’s present developmental status using the CCPSN (Carolina Curriculum for Preschoolers with Special Needs)
  • Accurately scoring the CCPSN and reporting scores for curriculum sequences in the Assessment Log and Developmental Progress Chart

Workplace Outcomes

After completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Collect relevant developmental information about a child to communicate with the family and others on the Individual Education Program (IEP) team.
  • Use collected information to plan for child progress.
  • Plan periodic assessments and monitor ongoing progress.

This online course introduces providers to the administration and scoring of the CCPSN, a curriculum-based assessment approved for use for Kentucky early childhood care and education providers and published by Brookes Publishing. These are the course materials you must have before beginning the course:

The Carolina Curriculum for Preschoolers with Special Needs (CCPSN), Second Edition

Authors: Nancy M. Johnson-Martin Ph.D.Bonnie J. Hacker M.H.S., OTR/LSusan M. Attermeier Ph.D., PT
ISBN: 978-1-55766-654-3

 

And at least one copy of :

The Carolina Curriculum for Preschoolers with Special Needs (CCPSN) Assessment Log and Developmental Progress Chart, Second Edition

Authors: Nancy M. Johnson-Martin Ph.D.Bonnie J. Hacker M.H.S., OTR/LSusan M. Attermeier Ph.D., PT
ISBN: 978-1-55766-740-3
Pages: 28

Course materials may be purchased from Brookes Publishing.