and use strategies which allow children of differing abilities
and needs to fully participate in
your early childhood program. Strengthen your understanding
of inclusion and young children with disabilities. Enhance
your ability to implement quality early childhood practices
and individualize for each child!
Child Care plus+ course on inclusion strategies is designed
care providers and other early childhood
professionals who want to complete learning activities without
leaving their own homes and/or early childhood programs.
Two delivery options are available: choose from either self-study
(mail-based) or online (computer-based). Independent activities
and follow-up learning assignments require approximately
3-4 hours per week for one semester. Hours and credits may
be applied to merit pay awards, CDA renewal, and teacher recertification.
...Maintaining a Safe and Healthy Environment
...Arranging the Environment for Learning
...Increasing the Playability of Toys and Play Materials
...Guiding the Behavior of Young Children
...Facilitating Young Children's Communication
...Positioning Your Children
do I apply for Inclusion Foundations?
register, you must have satisfactorily completed Inclusion
Email Karen Bailey with your name, program,
address, phone number, and whether or not you want
to receive academic credit.
This course is funded by the Montana Inclusion Services
and Coordination Project, so there is NO REGISTRATION
FEE. You will receive an application in the mail which
needs to be
the session. The application will give you additional
information about the course and should answer many
questions you have about self-study training.
approved training hours (or two academic credits for an additional
UM fee of only $135).
is the Learning Facilitator?
learning facilitator for the course on inclusion is Karen
Bailey, Project Coordinator for Montana's child care inclusion
services. Participants can expect individualized feedback throughout
the course and the opportunity to work with the facilitator
to develop creative strategies for inclusion.
you are interested in more information, please email Karen Bailey
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