Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center
Campus Box 8040-UNC Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8040
(919) 962-2001 (Local)
(919) 966-7463 (Fax)

Brief Description

The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (formerly NECTAC) supports the national implementation of the early childhood provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Our mission is to strengthen systems at all levels to ensure that children (birth through five) with disabilities and their families receive and benefit from high quality, culturally appropriate and family centered supports and services.

ECTA Center provides information and publications (free download) about early intervention for infants and toddlers and early childhood special education services for preschool age children via the ECTA Center website.

Geographic area served: All US states and jurisdictions.


Betsy Ayankoya, Associate Director, Betsy.Ayankoya@unc.edu
Joan Danaher, Associate Director, (919) 962-7315, joan.danaher@unc.edu
Sue Goode, Information Specialist, (919) 966-8426, sue.goode@unc.edu
Lynne Kahn, Principal Investigator and Co-Director, (919) 962-2781, Lynne.Kahn@unc.edu
Christina Kasprzak, Co-Director, (919) 962-2783, christina.kasprzak@unc.edu

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