About the Interdisciplinary Training for Early Intervention Professionals Specialist Program (EISP)
EISP is a personnel preparation grant funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). The focus of the program is aimed to increase the number of qualified personnel across disciplines who currently provide services in the Connecticut Birth to Three (IDEA Part C) system. The students who complete this free program are eligible to receive the Connecticut Infant, Toddler, Family Specialist Credential.
Requirements of the program will be individualized based on previous experience, education degree (Master’s/Bachelor’s) and current role in early intervention. The goal of these Master’s level courses is to enhance the knowledge and skills of professionals currently working in the field of early intervention.
- Three web-based interactive Courses
- Monthly Community of Practice Meetings
- Applied training competencies and consultation
- Twelve month long program
- Three courses 15 sessions each
- Evaluation and Assessment
- Intervention Strategies
To enroll in the program you must:
- Have a Bachelor’s degree or higher
- Currently be employed as an early intervention provider in Connecticut
- Be providing services in high-need communities
- Have access to a computer