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Misty Goosen, EdS

Technical Assistance Specialist
EdS, School Psychology, University of Kansas
Primary office:
University Center on Developmental Disabilities Parsons

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

Part C State Systemic Improvement Plan Coordinator

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


Early Head Start - Monitor

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