- A system to improve the quantity, quality and effectiveness of the early childhood intervention workforce who provide services and interventions to facilitate the development and learning of infants and young children with disabilities and their families
- Required activity in Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
- Part C state agency must meet the requirement to have a comprehensive system of personnel development
- Georgia had an active CSPD in the past
- 2019 it was reestablished
Through a collaborative process, Georgia will have a system designed to recruit, prepare, and retain a high-quality inclusive early childhood work force to support sustainable and equitable outcomes for young children (birth to five) with developmental delays and disabilities and their families.
Georgia’s CSPD will engage interdisciplinary stakeholders to assure positive, sustainable, and equitable outcomes for young children (birth to five) with developmental delays and disabilities and their families through intentional implementation of family-centered, culturally, and linguistically responsive, and evidence-based practices to recruit, prepare, and retain diverse high quality early childhood personnel.
Spotlight Submission Form
Please complete the form to spotlight recent or ongoing events, initiatives or programs that your organization has hosted or provides that can be featured on the CSPD Website. This is an opportunity to share highlights of your work throughout the state. Click here for the spotlight submission form.
For more information or questions about CSPD please contact Micole Atkins Talley, EdD at [email protected] .
CSPD has strategies to identify, hire, and maintain a qualified Early Childhood Intervention workforce across sectors and disciplines.