Early intervention leaders wear dual hats – they share in the responsibility for setting a direction or vision for their staff and they supervise people and allocate resources to meet organizational goals and regulatory requirements. The information in this section is intended to support leaders in both of their roles
Look for the New Leader icon throughout the portal.
*A new leader refers to any preschool supervisor or infant/toddler early intervention coordinator who is within one year of starting their position in early intervention. If you are a new leader in EI, you will probably have many questions and will need to know where to go to get the answers. The assistance of a Bureau of Early Intervention Services (BEIS) Advisor or EITA Consultant is always available. For a listing of EITA Consultants, check out the Contact Us page on this site for more information.
April 2018 OCDEL Leadership
EI leaders must have a comprehensive working knowledge of laws, regulations and announcements.
Check out the Professional Development page to search for online courses and job aids.
As an EI leader, it is important to understand and communicate the essential components of the EI program so that all partners share in its mission and vision.
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