Preparing Leaders to Advocate for Inclusion in Early Childhood Education (KU-PLAI-ECE)

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This project is focused on preparing six scholars to assume leadership roles in (a) educator preparation, (b) research, and (c) service in higher education, with the specific expertise in evidenced-based practices to support the needs of young children with developmental delays and/or disabilities and their families and support access and participation in inclusive community and educational settings.

This project will to support the access, participation, and developmental gains of ALL young children in high quality inclusive early education environments.

Project details

  • Primary Investigator: Gregory Cheatham, Professor

  • Project start Date: 01/01/2019

  • Project finish Date: 12/31/2023



  • US Department of Education

  • Award Number: H325D180080