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METTE PEDERSEN, MEd, MA, is the director of the Early Childhood and Specialized Personnel Development Division at the Center for Development and Disability. She has worked in schools on the Navajo Nation as both a special education and elementary education teacher and has facilitated interagency agreements between the Navajo Nation and public school districts on the Reservation, supporting inclusion of young children with disabilities in early education settings. As the Director of the Division at the CDD, she oversees training, technical assistance, research and direct services for children and families, including students on the Navajo Nation. She may be contacted at: mpedersen@salud.unm.edu or by phone at: 505-272-1040.

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Learn Your Rights: A Video for Parents and Providers

Navajo Special Education Glossary

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