This training is an overview of the new Kentucky All STARS Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement System Standards. It will assist early care and education professionals as they implement the standards which are a part of this new system.
This web-based training was updated in July, 2010 and fulfills the mandatory 6-hour orientation requirement for early care and education professionals in Kentucky. According to state regulations, a child care provider is required to complete orientation training within three months of being hired to work in a licensed child care program, or within three months of becoming a certified family child care provider.
This 1-hour course is an introduction to creating accessible spaces for children with special needs in early care settings. The course includes interactive, low budget ideas for successfully integrating children with special needs in all areas and activities. This course explores various ways to improve room arrangement for inclusive activities.
This course will introduce you to the general characteristics of children with Down syndrome, outline what inclusion means, and then describe how you can include children with Down syndrome in your early care and education setting.