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.
WV Early Childhood Community Collaboration Strategies - This is a companion document to the legal side-by-side which identifies effective practice for community collaboration around various areas of collaboration including Joint Staff Training.
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). It is a useful tool for training both staff and parents.