Downloadable Supporting Documents

  1. ECHO Position Statement on Pre-Kindergarten/Kindergarten Assignment Policy (9/15) [ DOC ] [ PDF ]
  2. Early Childhood Programs/Settings Acceptable as “Accredited Experience” Related to Licensure Upgrade/Renewal (11/15) 
    [ PDF ]
  3. Can I Collect Categorical Aid? (6/15) [ PDF ]
  4. Where Can Early Childhood Educators Look for Employment? (11/15) [ PDF ]
  5. Who Can I Hire as a Teacher/Early Interventionist? (6/15) [ PDF ]
  6. Program and contact Information for Unified Early Childhood Teacher Training Programs (2/16) (Programs Leading to Initial Licensure) [ DOC ] [ PDF ]
  7. Adding ECU to an Elementary License (Information for adding Early Childhood Unified License for those who hold an Elementary Education License) (4/14)
  8. Summary of Recent Early Childhood Unified Graduates in Kansas (4/14) [ DOC ] [ PDF ]
  9. Information for Transferring Credit to Kansas Colleges and Universities (2/13) [ DOC ] [ PDF ]
  10. 2015 Proposed Licensure Standards
    1. Early Childhood Birth to Kindergarten (May, 2015) [ PDF ]
    2. Early Childhood Birth to Grade 3 (May, 2015) [ PDF ]
  11. Crosswalk Previous VS New Licensure Standards (May, 2015)
    1. Early Childhood Birth to Kindergarten [ PDF ]
    2. Early Childhood Birth to Grade 3 [ PDF ]
  12. Kansas Mentor and Induction Program Guidelines Summary (May, 2015) [ PDF ]
  13. District and Induction Program Guidance (April, 2015)
  14. Understanding Early Childhood Unified Teacher Training Programs in Kansas: Meeting Standards and Assessing Student Competencies (11/13) [ PPTX ]
  15. EC Personnel: Status, Challenges, Preservice and Inservice Training, and Resources in Kansas (11/13) [ PPTX ]
  16. Matrix of Courses Developed Under ECHO 1 [ DOC ] [ PDF ]
  17. ECHO Developed Course Descriptions
  • Fort Hays, Diversity in Early Childhood [ DOC ] [ PDF ]
  • Wichita State University, Assessment and Methods: Infants, Toddlers and Families [ DOC ] [ PDF ]
  • Kansas State University, Assessment of Young Children [ DOC ] [ PDF ]
  • Kansas State University, Language Arts - Early Childhood [ DOC ] [ PDF ]
  1. Inter-Institutional Planning Document (2/04) [ DOC ] [ PDF ]
  2. ECHO Fact Sheet (2/04) [ DOC ] [ PDF ]
  3. Talking Points to Describe ECHO (12/03) [ DOC ] [ PDF ]
  4. ECHO Subgrants (7/03) [ DOC ] [ PDF ]
  5. Purpose of ECHO and Activities (From EC Supplement to SIG - 2/03) [ DOC ] [ PDF ]
  6. ECHO Powerpoint Presentation (8/06) [ PPT ] ECHO I [ PPT ] ECHO II PresentationThree building columns
  7. State Improvement Grant Supplement Abstract ECHO (2/03) [ DOC ] [ PDF ]
  8. Early Childhood Institutions of Higher Education Task Force – Position Statement on the Birth Through Grade Three License in Kansas (6/02) [ DOC ] [ PDF ]
  9. Potential Students for Early Childhood at Community Colleges and Institutions of Higher Education in Kansas – Campbell Document [ DOC ] [ PDF ]
  10. ECHO Consortium Vision Statement and Guiding Principles (11/02) [ DOC ] [ PDF ]

ECHO is a consortium of college and university faculty committed to collaboratively supporting and enhancing the development and delivery of programs to meet the standards for the Kansas Early Childhood Unified License.