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Leadership Community of Practice

Upcoming Meetings

Leadership Community of Practice Call* 

Monday, April 20th, 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST

Please join us on Monday April 20, 12:00 pm (eastern time) for a conversation about what leadership in ECSE/ECI looks like right now. Come with stories of success, challenges that are puzzling, and what leaders in our field, including yourself, are doing. 

The aim of this dialogue is to highlight what is working, collaborate to brainstorm or simply share what you are doing, and ultimately just connect as the Leadership CoP!

*To join the meeting, visit this link at the time of the meeting:

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Previous Meetings & Events

Leadership Community of Practice Call and Discussion

with Dr. Robin Miller Young, Assistant Professor in the Department of Special and Early Education at Northern Illinois University

Monday, March 11, 2019, 3:00 - 4:00 PM EST 


The topic for discussion was Leadership as related to the "Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)" initiative for young children. Dr. Robin Miller Young co-edited a book and six instructional videos on this initiative with Dr. Judy Carta (University of Kansas).  Robin wrote several book chapters, including the chapter on "Leadership", which will served as a basis for the discussion. She also wrote the scripts for the videos that illustrate program and school leaders engaging in various leadership activities relative to the MTSS imitative.  Robin is also a member of the DEC Task Force Writing Group working to revise the Rtl Position Statement into a contemporary statement on MTSS, and she provided an update on this important work in the discussion.


Robin was able to secure a 25% discount for the members of our Leadership CoP who are interested in purchasing the book!  Book purchasers have access to the instructional videos that are available on the Brookes website.  


You are able to do this through the Brookes Publishing website and can order the book through this link:  (*Please note: you do NOT need to purchase the book to participate in the call and discussion!!)

Download the meeting notes, materials, and recording here.


Monday December 3, 2018, 1:00 - 2:00 PM EST

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October, In-person Meeting at the DEC Conference 


Monday, August 6, 2018, 1:00 - 2:00 PM EST


Monday, Jun 4, 2018, 1:00 - 2:00 PM EST



Monday, April 2, 2018, 1:00 - 2:00 PM EDT. 

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Thursday, December 14, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST 

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Thursday, September 14, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT 

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Thursday, June 8, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT 

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Thursday, March 9, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST 

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Friday, January 13, 2017, 3:00-4:00 PM EST

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Finding Courage: A Woman’s Challenge | October 22, 2015 2:00-3:30 PM EST 

Presented by Annette Rogers, Ph.D.
To download an edited recording, click here.

The Journey to Effective Leadership: Putting it all together | January 26, 2016 4:30-6:00 PM EST 

Presented by Christy A. Chambers, Ed.D.

For more information or materials, please contact Dr. Chambers at or visit her website at