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Who We Are

The Georgetown University Early Childhood Intervention Professional Development Center provides training resources to support service providers, administrators, and policy makers in early childhood intervention. We are a component of the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development (GUCCHD).

Our Work

Through training and professional development, the Early Childhood Intervention Professional Development Center enriches the knowledge and skills of those who serve the needs of infants, toddlers, and young children with developmental delay, disability, behavioral or other social-emotional concerns.

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Our Certificate in Early Intervention prepares you to be an evidence-based service provider and leader.

Resources on learningei.org include service guidelines, fact sheets, poster presentations, and family activity information.

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We provide technical assistance around the world and host early childhood professionals from abroad to study with us.

Our Scholars

Scholars from the US and internationally partner with faculty from the GUCCHD for research, training, and service provision.

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Fulbright Scholars

The Research Lectureship in Education supports an Italian teacher or university lecturer/researcher for a research lectureship at Georgetown University.

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Diversity Scholars

The diversity fellowship program supports the recruitment and retention of diverse trainees and builds cultural and linguistic competence.

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Visiting Scholars

Scholars from across the US and Internationally study and/or collaborate with faculty on a wide range of research, service, and practice projects.

El Talk: A Blog for Early Childhood Professionals

EI Talk is an online forum where practitioners, students, and researchers can discuss contemporary issues that impact young children and their families.

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Engaging Families

April 11th, 2022

There is a difference between the meaning of family involvement and family engagement.…