#WhatsUpWednesday with Ryad Hussien and Meghan Leclerc from CDEC on Exclusionary Discipline

View Meghan Leclerc's bio here:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1f... Meghan is the State Systems Building Initiatives Unit-Program Access Administrator for the Colorado Department of Early Childhood Phone: 03-358-6163 Email: meghan.leclerc@state.co.us meghan.leclerc@gmail.com

Ryad Hussien started with the Colorado Department of Early Childhood in 2017 when it was just the Office of Early Childhood housed within the Colorado Department of Human Services. Ryad holds a B.S. in Public Management, worked on the fiscal team at CDHS before transitioning into the project manager for the Staffed Family Child Care Network and the Substitute Fund. These projects are focused on supporting the early childhood workforce in Colorado. Along with Meghan, Ryad is part of the Exclusionary Discipline workgroup within CDEC. Email: ryad.hussien@state.co.us

To learn more please visit: https://cdec.colorado.gov/

The national website preventexplusion.org has many resources for program leaders to consider, including a self-assessment: https://sri.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/for... which guides programs on what policies and practices should be in place to prevent and eliminate suspensions and expulsions.

The Teaching and Guidance Policy Essential Checklist (TAGPAC): https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pwix... created by San Diego State University, is a self-assessment for programs to review policies and practices to reduce and eliminate suspensions/expulsions in early childhood programs.

For more information on this tool, including how to use and score the tool please visit: https://education2.sdsu.edu/tagpec/tr...

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