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Misty Goosen , EdS

Technical Assistance Specialist
EdS, School Psychology, University of Kansas
Primary office:
785-864-0725
Dole Building
University Center on Developmental Disabilities
1000 Sunnyside Avenue
Lawrence, KS

Areas of Interest

Early childhood special education, autism, ADHD, challenging behavior, school readiness, standards development, family empowerment

Leadership, conflict resolution

Inclusive services for young children with special needs

Early brain development


Areas of Responsibility

Kansas Inservice Training System: Infant Toddler Expansion


Representative Publications and Presentations

Creating Early Childhood Content Standards - High Plains Special Education Cooperative, 2003

Writing Meaningful and Measurable Early Childhood Goals and Objectives - Technical Assistance Packet and Presentations, 2003 and ongoing

Service Delivery in Inclusive Early Childhood Environments - Kaw Valley Special Education Cooperative, 2003

Best Practices in Cognitive Assessment for Young Children - Lawrence Public School, 2000

Streamlining Child Find Activities - Wichita Public Schools

Developing a Para-educator Manual- Topeka Public Schools


Recent Awards and Service

Member- Kansas Early Childhood Stakeholders

KDHE Least Restrictive Environment Focus Group

Kansas Head Start Collaboration Advisory Group Member

Kansas Division for Early Childhood President 2003-2004

Conference Chair Transitioning into Developmentally Appropriate Practice Conference

NAEYC-Validator

Early Head Start - Monitor


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