The purpose of PLECSIS is to provide doctoral scholars at the University of Florida with expertise in special education, early childhood studies, research and evaluation methods, and implementation science.
The FL-EPIC ESPD project includes the development of a statewide system that includes training, practice-based coaching and tools for early intervention providers across the state of Florida.
This project compared professional development approaches to determine which were most effective in helping teachers implement embedded instruction practices with young children with disabilities. Researchers examined the impact of the intervention on the quality of teachers’ embedded instruction practices.
The purpose of this project is to adapt, pilot, and evaluate a professional development package that focuses on embedded instruction for early learning.