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Early Intervention Announcement​ ​Announcement Number ​Issue Date ​Comments*
2021/2022 Rate Increase Distribution Plan for Infant Toddler - Early Intervention (PDF)
Early Intervention Fee Schedule Rates 2021-2022 (PDF)
​EI-21 #02
6/22/21
Acceptable Signers of the Beneficiary Choice Form for the Infants, Toddlers and Families Medicaid Waiver (PDF)​ELS-EI-06 #10​9/5/2006​Infant toddler early intervention only
Act 24 of 2011 Implementation – PELICAN Data Moratorium (PDF)
Attachment:
PELICAN EI Requested Data Elements (PDF)
​EI-11 #02​8/1/2011
​Amended Behavior Supports Announcement for Young Children (PDF)​EI-10 #08​10/25/2010
At-Risk Tracking for Infants and Toddlers Experiencing Homelessness (PDF)​EI-14 #01​11/21/2014
​Children Experiencing Homelessness (PDF)​OCDEL-13 #01​5/9/2013​Applicable to all OCDEL programs
​Childfind System Including Children who are Wards of the State, Children Living in Residential Facilities Children Who Were Abused and Children who are Homeless (PDF)​EI-09 #13​9/11/2009Infant toddler early intervention only
Children who Have a Hearing Loss (PDF)
Attachments: 
BEIS Voluntary Authorization to Release Information (PDF);
BEIS Voluntary Authorization to Release Information - Spanish (PDF)
​EI-13 #06​8/1/2013
Collecting and Reporting Child Outcome Data in Infant/Toddler and Preschool Early Intervention Programs (PDF)​EI-12 #07​10/26/2012
Confidentiality, Parent Consent and Surrogate Parents (PDF)
Attachment:
Understanding Early Intervention Data Systems (PDF)
​EI-12 #03​​4/11/2012​Infant toddler early intervention only
Early Intervention Service Delivery: Coaching Across Settings (PDF)
​EI-20 03
​11/30/2020​PA Infant, Toddler and Preschool EI Program Leaders
Eligibility for the Infants, Toddlers and Families Medicaid Waiver (PDF)
Attachments:
Fair Hearing Request for Infant, Toddler and Families Waiver (PDF)
Certification of Choice for Infant, Toddler and Families Waiver (PDF)
Certification of Need for Infant, Toddler and Families Waiver (PDF)
Recertification of Need for Infant, Toddler and Families Waiver (PDF)
​EI-08 #10​9/22/2008​Infant toddler early intervention only
Eligibility for Infant/Toddlers and Preschool Early Intervention (PDF)
Attachment:
Guidance on Evaluation Practices (PDF)
​EI-13 #08​12/13/2013
Extent and Duration of Early Intervention Programs for Preschoolers, Including Services During Scheduled Breaks in Their Programs (PDF)​EI-08 #03​4/16/2008​Preschool early intervention only
Funding Responsibilities for Early Intervention Services for Children at Kindergarten Age (PDF)​EI-10 #065/18/2010​​​Preschool early intervention only
Inclusion of All Children in Early Childhood Programs in PennsylvaniaDS-039/30/2020
IDEA Early Intervention Complaint Procedures (PDF)​EI-11 #01​6/1/2011
​Infant and Toddlers Referred to Pennsylvania's Early Intervention Program from Out of State (PDF)​EI-13 #04​4/30/2013​Infant toddler early intervention only
Infant/Toddler Early Intervention Service Coordination (PDF)
​EI-18 #01​9/26/2018​Infant toddler early intervention only
Infant/Toddler Early Intervention Cost Centers (PDF)
Attachment:
Cost Centers Announcement (PDF)
​EI-11 #0411/16/2011​Infant toddler early intervention only
​Lead Exposure in Infants/Toddlers and Preschoolers (PDF)​EI-16 #02​8/31/16
Local Determination Process (PDF)​EI-18 #0212/21/2018
Mediation, Due Process, and IFSP Facilitation Procedures for Infant/Toddler Early Intervention (PDF)​EI-12 #05​7/1/2012​Infant toddler early intervention only
Natural Environments (PDF)​ELS-EI-06 #04​7/24/2006​Infant toddler early intervention only
Operational Guidance for Infant/Toddler Programs Regarding Children Living in Residential Facilities (PDF)​EI-10 #04​4/9/2010​Infant toddler early intervention only
PA Pre-K Counts and Early Intervention Working Together(PDF)
Attachment:
MAWA Districts and Counties (PDF)
​EI-07 #12​10/24/2007​Applicable to Pre-K and early intervention programs
Paraprofessional Qualifications (PDF)​EI-10 #07​6/15/2010​Preschool early intervention only
Pennsylvania System of Payment (PDF)​EI-13 #02​Reissued 3/19/2013​Infant toddler early intervention only
​Positive Behavior Support (PDF)
Attachment:
Restraint Form (PDF)
​EI-13 #07​8/29/2013
Provider Qualifications (PDF)​EI-16 #01​2/12/2016
Public Participation Requirements under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (PDF)​EI-12 #09​10/26/2012
Qualifications for Individuals to Provide Speech-Language Pathology Services in Early Intervention and the Requirements for Billing (PDF)​EI-09 #17​10/5/2009
Reduction of Expulsion and Suspension in Early Childhood Programs in Pennsylvania​EI-17 #02​6/30/2017
Release of Information (PDF)
Attachment: 
BEIS Voluntary Authorization to Release Information (Word)
​EI-10 #02​1/29/2010

​Reportable Incidents (PDF)
Attachment:
Reportable Incident Form (PDF)
​EI-21 #01
1/27/2020
​Infant toddler early intervention only
Revision to the Early Intervention Special Education Plan Review Notice (SEPRN) (PDF)
Attachment:
Preschool EI Special Education Plan Revision Notice (Word)
​EI-20 #011/31/2020​Preschool early intervention only
Session Notes (PDF)​EI-13 #03​4/26/2013​Infant toddler early intervention only
Screening, Evaluation, and Assessment in Early Intervention (PDF)
Attachments:
Parental Rights Agreement (PDF)
Parental Rights Agreement Annotated (PDF)
​EI-12 #01​4/11/2012​Infant toddler early intervention only
State Set Rates for Infant/Toddler Early Intervention Services (PDF)

​EI-10 #09​11/9/2010​Infant toddler early intervention only
Third Party Insurance Denials and Public Consulting Group (PDF)​EI-13 #05​4/30/2013​Infant toddler early intervention only
Transition of Preschool Children to School Age Programs (PDF)
Attachments:
Transition Intent Letter 1st Grade (Word) ​
Transition Intent Letter K (Word)
Transition Meeting (Word)
​EI-09 #19​10/20/2009​Preschool early intervention only
​Transition of Toddlers to Preschool or Other Community Services (PDF)
Attachment:
Transition Invitation Letters (Word)
​EI-13 #01​1/30/2013
Updates to Early Intervention Policy Based on Requirements in IDEA Part C Regulations (PDF)​EI-12 #02​4/11/2012​Infant toddler early intervention only

*Unless otherwise noted, announcements pertain to both infant toddler and preschool