Early Childhood LRE refers to the Least Restrictive Environment where children receive their special education services. Additional information for families about Least Restrictive Environment can be found on the Families webpage.
Early Childhood Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) Training New Materials for the 2011-12 School year:
Training on New EC LRE Codes (htm) Click on this link to begin a 27 minute training.
Decision Tree/Flow Chart (PDF)
LRE Calculator (Excel)
Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA)
The ECTA Center is a program of the FPG Child Development Institute of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, funded through the
Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education.
Early Childhood Environments: Designing Effective Classrooms Module from the IRIS Center