U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center - NECTAC

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Other Contact Information

Campus Box 8040, UNC-CH
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8040
919-962-2001 (Voice)
919-966-7463 (FAX)


The ECTA Center is the national early childhood technical assistance center supported by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) under the provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The ECTA Center serves Part C-Infant and Toddlers with Disabilities Programs and Part B-Section 619 Preschool Programs for Children with Disabilities in all 50 states and 10 jurisdictions to improve service systems and outcomes for children and families. The ECTA Center also provides comprehensive topical information related to the Part C Early Intervention Programs and Preschool Special Education programs, as well as state contacts for these programs and other early childhood programs. Finally, The ECTA Center publishes an electronic newsletter, eNotes, that is available free to subscribers.

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Review Date

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015