David Lindeman, Ph.D.

David P. Lindeman, Ph.D.

David Lindeman

Dr. Lindeman has over 30 years of experience in early childhood, special education, program evaluation, and university-based project development, implementation and management. He has directed a variety of grants including model demonstration projects, outreach training programs, in-service training programs for early intervention and preschool programs, training/TA and referral programs for child care providers and families, and inclusion of children with disabilities into community programs. He has been the director or co-director of over 50 federal and state grants.


Director, Life Span Institute at Parsons,
Senior Scientist , The Life Span Institute at Parsons ,

Ph.D., Special Education, George Peabody College for Teachers of Vanderbilt University, 1982
M.A., Special Education, George Peabody College for Teachers of Vanderbilt University, 1994
B.S., Psychology, Milligan College, 1973

Contact Information

Address

KUCDD Building
2601 Gabriel
Parsons, Kansas 67357

Phone:
620-421-6550, ext. 1713
Fax:
620-421-0671

Research Interests

  • Early intervention for infants and preschool children at risk for or with developmental disabilities
  • Administration and provision of early intervention and preschool services in natural and least restrictive environments
  • Environmental and teaching strategies for early childhood settings
  • Personnel development/inservice training and technical assistance

Professional Service

Professional Organization Service
Member, Kansas Division for Early Childhood, various committees such as nomination, awards, finance, since 1990

Executive Board Member and Treasurer, Kansas Division for Early Childhood, 1993-1995

Executive Board Member and President, Kansas Division for Early Childhood, 1996-1997

Executive Board Member and Past President, Kansas Division for Early Childhood, 1997-1998

Executive Board, Member-at-Large, International Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children, Committees: Governmental Relations, Information Technology, & Partnerships, 2003-2006

Member, Workgroup, DEC Position Paper on Prevention of Disabilities and Promotion of Health, 2005-2006
Board Representative, DEC Board Representative to CEC Representative Assembly, 2006

Member, International Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children, Information Technology Committee, 2006-2010

Member, International Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children, Partnerships Committees, 2006-2010

Reviewer, Early Childhood Strand, Council for Exceptional Children Conference, 2015

Executive Board, Member-at-Large, International Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children, 2014-2017

Executive Board, Policy Chair, International Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children, 2015-2017

Board Representative, DEC Board Representative to CEC Representative Assembly, 2016 & 2017

Reviewer, Division for Early Childhood, Conference Proposals, Collaboration Strand, 2010, 2011, Policy Strand, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Co-Chair, Professional Development Conference Strand, Division for Early Childhood, 2018 & 2019

Board Member and Professional Development Representative, Kansas Division for Early Childhood, 2000-Present
KDEC Conference Brochure Ad Marketing, 2014- Present
KDEC Pre/Post Conference Workshop Chair, 2015-Present

Service on Board of Directors
Member, Board of Directors, Kansas Head Start Association, 2005-2009

Member, Board of Directors, (Board President 1999-2002), Parsons State Hospital Child Care Center, Inc., 1989-2017

Member and Treasurer, Board of Directors, Southeast Kansas Respite Services, Inc., 1996-present

Member, Board of Directors, Class LTD, (Board President 2004, 2005, 2014, 2015, 2016, Vice-President 2003, 2004, 2013), 2000-present

Member, Board of Directors, Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities, Inc., (Board President 2003 & 2004, Past President 2005 & 2006, Board President 2011-2016, Past President 2017 & 2018), 1998-Present

Member and Treasurer, Board of Directors, tiny-k Alliance, 2015-present

Recent Service on Advisory Committees
Member, Advisory Board, Kansas Institute for Positive Behavior Support, University of Kansas, 2004-2006

Member, Advisory Board, Positive Beginnings: Supporting Young Children with Challenging Behavior Grant, Florida State University and University of South Florida, 2002-2005

Member, Leadership Planning Group – Caring for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: New Roles for Physicians, Kansas Department  of Health and Environment, 2005-2006

Member, Advisory Board, Promoting Early Intervention Careers (PEIC) Grant, Department of Special Education, University of Kansas,   2002-2007

Member, Expert Panel – Comment on the Head Start Performance Standards, Office of Head Start March 4 & 5, 2008

Member, Advisory Committee, Labette Community College, Early Childhood Education, 2005 – 2009

Member, Kansas Team, Expanding Opportunities on Inclusion, Kansas State Department of Education, 2007-2010

Member, National SpecialQuest Birth-Five: Head Start/Hilton Foundation Training Program Advisory Committee, 2008-2010

Member, Kansas Head Start Association and SRS Advisory Committee, Continuous Program Improvement Plan for Kansas Early Head Start, 2010-2011

Member, Kansas Oral Health Advisory Council, 2011

Member, Kansas School Readiness Data Task Force- Educational Environments Group, Kansas 2011

Member, Early Learning Services Unit, Kansas State Department of Education, 2009-2015.

Member, Advisory Group, ECTA System Framework Personnel Component, Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center, 2013-2015.

Member, Early Childhood Integrated Data System – Planning Committee, Kansas State Department of Education, 2013-2015

Member, Kansas School Readiness Data Initiative Planning Group, Kansas State Department of Education, 2013-2015

Member, ECCS Advisory Committee, Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (ECCS): Building Health Through Integration, (KIDOS    Grant) Kansas Department of Health and Environment, 2013-2016.

Member, Health Services Advisory Board, SEK-CAP Head Start Program, 1992-present

Interim Chair and Member, Kansas Coordinating Council on Early Childhood Developmental Services, Public Member (1999-2005), Present Regents Representative (2005-present), Executive Committee (2006-2012), (Interim Chair 2018-2019), 1999-present

Member, ECCS Advisory Committee, Kansas Initiative to Develop and Optimize Systems for Early Childhood, (KIDOS 2 Grant) Kansas Department of Health and Environment, 2016-2019.

Member, Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), Workforce Development Technical Group, 2016-Present.

Member, Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), Higher Education Workgroup, 2017-Present.

 

Honors

Excellence in Service, Special Purpose School, 1986 & 1987
Kansas Division for Early Childhood, Award of Excellence, 1999
Kansas Federation of the Council for Exceptional Children, Award of Excellence, 1999
Don Tullis Leadership Award, CLASS, Ltd., 2005
University of Kansas Leading Light Award, 2013
Kansas Division for Early Childhood, Award of Excellence, 2013

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