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The Education Institute Enroll now For Early Intervention (EIEI) Slide Tech School in Pennsylvania

Offering a specialization

in special education
Slide To be a training institute of excellence for Special Education Services in early childcare programs, schools, hospitals, and community settings. Enroll Now Our Mission WHAT WE OFFER Special Education CONTACT US

Dr. Essence Allen-Presley

Meet the founder

Dr. Allen-Presley has over 15 years of experience in the field of education. Dr. Essence Allen-Presley is the current owner of I.C.U. STEM Academy a STAR 4 childcare program in Delaware County. She is the founder and President of The Childcare Institute of America (TCIOA), which empowers parents to advocate for their children with special needs in educational systems. She is also the Founder and CEO of the FIRST Career Institute in Pennsylvania for Early Childhood Professionals called The Education Institute for Early Intervention that trains non-educators to work with children with special needs.

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"Thank you for believing in me, and for all of your hard work and dedication in getting the CDC up and running again! It was a pleasure working with you and I know that you will do great things in the future. Love"


"Thank you for always believing in me and helping me to become the best teacher. You are a great boss and have the kindest heart"


"I recently took my PECT special ED test and passed both modules on the first attempt! I wanted to let you know because I felt more than prepared for all of our special Ed classes! Thank you for guiding us and preparing us for this moment!!"


"Thank you for your support and kindness, Dr. P!"


"Dr. Presley, thank you for always being there to help and make suggestions for us. There are no words to explain how meaningful it was for our family. We’re so lucky to have had Amber enroll in your school. May you be blessed with a brighter happier future."

Amber‘s family

"I appreciate everything that has been done for me this past year – I truly appreciate it."


"I will forever be grateful to you for giving me the opportunity at my first teaching job. You've taught me so much, and you are a great leader! I hope you are appreciated and loved in your future profession - just as we at the CDC have and will forever. Please keep in touch!! Love"


EIEI taught me how to consider what I’ve learned and apply it in my daily life.


Through the supervision growth training course, I’ve learned to improve self-supervision, self-temperament, and constant patience.


Throughout my time here, I’ve learned to give my self-peace.


I’ve learned to implicate plans to resolve a myriad of issues.


Codes of ethics are something that have been invaluable to me during my time at EIEI.


Reflection is very important, and supervision is also important.


7I’ve learned to become more resourceful in situations and more alert.


I’ve learned, with the help of EIEI that utilizing standards, sharing knowledge, and how important it is to utilize that knowledge to make learning more exciting for children.


Thank you so much Dr. P! you’ve helped me in so many ways.


I’ve learned how to better apply lesson standards, assessing children, and show more patience


    EIEI At a Glance:

    Organization Background


    To be a training institute of excellence for Special Education Services in early childcare programs, schools, hospitals, and community settings.



    EIEI is the first non-profit post-secondary school in Pennsylvania licensed by the Department of Education Board of Private Licensed Schools for adults seeking entry into careers in special education in educational and community settings.  We are an award-winning provider serving in partnership with CareerLink, Elwyn, PA Department of Education, Public Health Management Corporation, and others in the successful integration of youth with special needs into mainstream communities.)


    Teacher Instructors & Trainers

    The highly qualified and skilled teacher instructors and trainers at Educational Institute have years of experience and enough global exposure to increase the popularity of IDEA.


    Special Education Topics

    EIEI was founded to focus on teachers’ training to get them ready and support outstanding global educators in the field of Special Education teaching. Contact us today and find out more about special education today.



    Special Education

    Special education is a branch of education committed towards students whose sensory, learning, language, cognitive, and physical or emotional abilities deviate from the general population.

    First Institute

    EIEI is the first education institute in Pennsylvania to present an accredited diploma for Special Education and Early Childhood Education in a non-university setting. We also provide state-approved certificates to other programs and organizations that serve people with various disabilities.


    Our training certifications are taught by certified primary teachers who are experts in their niche that will train candidates in techniques to manage children with special abilities.


    Our courses are created by professional teachers who have been experts in their fields for a long time. Specialized academic mentors are also present in different areas, for each level.

    Our Institute

    Our institute’s unique characteristics separate it from the other institutes existing in the market that claim to provide the finest platform for teacher certification and training.