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Inclusion Philosophy and Principles

The training focuses on the philosophy and principles of early care and education inclusion classes. The training explores considerations for inclusive learning environments, instructional approaches, accommodations, modifications, and differentiated instruction strategies. Resources include the California Preschool Curriculum Foundations®, California Infant/Toddler Learning & Development Foundations®, and the California ECE Competencies®.

Resources and References

Inclusive ECE Inclusion Philosophy Cover Slide

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Alignment with CA
ECE Competencies

Head Start Performance Standards

• Child Development and Learning
• Culture, Diversity, and Equity
• Relationships, Interactions, and Guidance
• Family and Community Engagement
• Dual-Language Development
• Observation, Screening, Assessment, and Documentation
• Special Needs and Inclusion
• Learning Environments and Curriculum
• Health, Safety, and Nutrition
• Leadership in Early Childhood Education
• Professionalism
• Administration and Supervision

Part §1302 – Program Operations
Subpart C- Education and Child Development Program Services

§1302.33 Child screening and assessment
Subpart F- Additional Services for Children with Disabilities
§1302.61 Additional services for children §1302.62 Additional services for parents
Subpart G- Transition Services
§1302.70 Transitions from Early Head Start
Subpart I- Human Resources Management §1302.91 Staff qualifications and competency requirements
§1302.92 Training and professional development
Subpart J- Program Management and Quality Improvement
§1302.101 Management system
Part §1305 - Definitions
§1305.2 Terms (child with a disability, IEP, IFSP, etc.)

Module 1 Factsheet

InclusiveECE Module 1 Factsheet

InclusiveECE Module 1 Factsheet