The Preschool Inclusion Toolbox: How to Build and Lead a High-Quality Program
Watch the webinar!Inclusion is clearly related to better outcomes for young children—but reports from the US Department of Education show the practice has grown by just 5% over the past 27 years. This is the how-to book preschool administrators, school district leaders, child care directors, and faculty need to step up the progress of early childhood inclusion through big-picture, systems-level change. Shaped by feedback from a nationwide survey of IDEA Part B Preschool Coordinators and local school district leaders who shared their real-life inclusion challenges, this is your comprehensive toolbox of problem-solving tips, evidence-based practices, and practical checklists and handouts. You'll learn how to overcome the challenges to a high-quality inclusive preschool program, and you'll create a solid action plan for building and maintaining a successful program where all children learn and grow together. GET THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO: solve common challenges to inclusion through new policies and procedures establish a strong inclusion team to make collaborative decisions implement an action plan for inclusion—and measure its effectsincrease access, participation, and supports for children with disabilities help teachers use evidence-based practices like RTI and differentiated instructiondevelop effective teacher professional development practicesmake sound decisions about placement for each individual child PRACTICAL MATERIALS:Reproducible planning forms and tools;more than 100 PowerPoint slides to help structure professional development events; tips and lessons from effective school reform efforts across the country; application and reflection questions for independent study and coursework. A featured book in our Successful Early Childhood Inclusion Kit!See how this product helps strengthen Head Start program quality and school readiness.Watch a webinar to get an inside look!