Local Interagency Agreement and Collaborative Procedures Development - County teams can use the templates and related resources below to develop interagency agreements and collaborative procedures related to the services for all young children and their families who are served through agencies such as WV Birth to Three, Early Head Start, Head Start, Preschool Special Education, Universal Pre-k, Child Care and related organizations.
WV Side-by-Side Description of Agency Responsibilities - This 3 column chart lists legal requirements under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part C (for WV Birth to Three); IDEA, Part B (for preschool special education), and Head Start Performance Standards. Requirements are organized according to 12 areas of collaboration: (1) family involvement; (2) child outreach/child find; (3) service eligibility; (4) individual program planning; (5) primary and related services; (6) service delivery; (7) resource sharing; (8) transition; (9) confidentiality; (10) records transfer; (11) joint staff training; and (12) sharing child count data.
Extended School Year Position Paper - This paper presents issues and options associated with extended school year (ESY) for young children.
Individualized Family Service Plan/Individualized Education Program Comparison - This document provides a side-by-side comparison of the program components of the Individualized Family Service Plan (birth through two years) and the Individualized Education Program (three to five years).