DEC ADVANCED SPECIALTY SET:
EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION/EARLY INTERVENTION
PREPARATION STANDARD 4
RESEARCH & INQUIRY
4.0 Special education specialists conduct, evaluate, and use inquiry to guide professional practice.
4.1 Special education specialists evaluate research and inquiry to identify effective practices
4.2 Special education specialists use knowledge of the professional literature to improve practices with individuals with exceptionalities and their families
4.3 Special education specialists foster an environment that is supportive of continuous instructional improvement and engage in the design and implementation of research and inquiry.
CEC Special Education Early Childhood Specialist Set
None in addition to the Advanced Common Core
S4.1 Create and/or disseminate advances in evidence-based and recommended practices
S4.2 Help others understand early development and its impact across the life span
S4.3 Interpret and apply research to the provision of quality services and program practices to infants and young children, and their families, in a variety of educational and community settings