Seeing STARS: Children with Special Needs in Early Care Settings
Friday, February 3, 2017 1:00 – 3:00pm EST
Please join us in person or online via videoconference. A link to the live video stream of the seminar will be sent to registrants.
J. Michael Clyburn, PhD., Caroline Gooden, PhD., and Michelle Johnson
This seminar will begin with review of Leadership staff at the Division of Child Care at the KY Department for Public Health, the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood, and the KY Partnership for Early Childhood Services Child Care Aware staff who implement and monitor regulations and policy for quality rating of early care centers in KY. We will then briefly review the early learning standards that apply to implementation of services for children with special needs who are enrolled in early care centers. Then, the majority of our time will focus on practical strategies and resources to help centers serve their children with special needs, including screening, assessment, and best practice for meaningful inclusion of children with special needs.
1. Learners will become familiar with KY Partnership Services for Early Childhood Services for early care centers,
especially related to services for children with disabilities.
2. Learners will become familiar with STARS Early Learning Standards that pertain to services for young children
3. Learners will gain practical strategies for implementation of Early Learning Standards related to screening,
assessment, and providing individual services to young children with disabilities.
Training hours are approved in Early Care & Education. CEU’s are approved in Effective Instructional Leadership.
Registration: Electronic registration will open December 22, 2016. Visit HDI Seminar Registration to register for the seminar. For help registering, contact email@example.com.
The Kentucky Partnership for Early Childhood Services supports high quality services for children and families through the active engagement of early care and education providers in lifelong learning, and continuous quality improvement advanced by collaborative research.