The following publications highlight the use of the ECHO Model in supporting education:

Cardon, G., Dahl, E., Diaków, D., Neumann, A., Mallone, K., Permar, H., Benallie, K., Clark, T.,  Haverkamp, C., Lindsey, R., Romero, S., Sherman, W., Hardesty, C., Carbone, P. & Gabrielsen, T. (2022) Development and Examination of a Trainee-Led ECHO Autism Network for Rural Healthcare Providers, Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, Vol 32, 2022.

Zlatkovic, S., Sturges, H., Dahl, E., Hardesty, C., Root-Elledge, S., Moody, E. J. (2022) A comparison of costs of two forms of educator professional development in Wyoming: Traditional conference vs. Project ECHO. Evaluation and Program Planning. 95 (2022) 102174.

Burman, M. E., McGee, N., Proctor, L., Hart, A. M., Moody, E. J., Hardesty, C. (2021) ECHO: A model for professional development in nursing through learning networks. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. Vol 52, No 4, 2021.

Moody, E. J., Sturges, H. A., Zlatkovic, S., Dahl, E., Root-Elledge, S., Hardesty, C. (2020) A public health approach to family supports: Empowering families of children with autism through the ECHO model. International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities. Volume 59. 

Hardesty, C., Moody, E., Kern, S., Warren, W., Cooley Hidecker, M., Wagner, S., Arora, S., Root-Elledge, S. (2020) Enhancing professional development for educators: Adapting Project ECHO from health care to education. Rural Special Education Quarterly. 00(0).

Root-Elledge, S., Hardesty, C., Cooley Hidecker, M., Bowser, G., Leki, E., Wagner, S., Moody, E. (2018). The ECHO model for enhancing assistive technology implementation in schools. Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits. Volume 12, Summer 2018.

Hardesty, C., Warren, W., Arce, F., Bowser, G. (2017). Fostering communities and professional learning in assistive technology: The opportunity for discussions to increase provider knowledge and application of AT practices. Closing the Gap Solutions. June/July, 2017.

Root-Elledge, S., Hardesty, C., Bowser, G. (2015/2016). Demonstrating the possibilities: University of Wyoming ECHO in Assistive Technology is building capacity and showing positive outcomes in Wyoming and beyond. Closing the Gap Solutions. December, 2015/January, 2016.

Root-Elledge, S., Hardesty, C., Bowser, G. (2015). University of Wyoming ECHO in Assistive Technology: A promising practice for capacity building in education to improve student outcomes. Closing the Gap Solutions. October/November, 2015.


Publications on the ECHO Model:

Project ECHO: Policy Pathways for Sustainability - This report was developed through support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Helmsley Charitable Trust, and the GE Foundation, and outlines a series of recommendations for federal and state action to support the sustainability and growth of Project ECHO.

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