ERIC Number: ED298739
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Preparing for Transition: A Guide for Administrators of Preschool Special Education Programs. Preschool Transition Project.
Innocenti, Mark S.; And Others
Intended for administrators of preschool special education programs, the manual provides guidelines concerning the administrative processes accompanying transition to the elementary program. These include: (1) procedures for establishing communication and information exchange between the preschool program and the local education agency; (2) parental participation in the transition process using a "Transition Plan" developed by a child's parents and preschool program staff; and (3) follow-up procedures for children after their transition, with an emphasis on pertinent information reaching the classroom teacher. Appendixes include a list of transition projects, a sample transition timeline, examples of teacher summary reports, a child summary form, and sample placement letters. (DB)
Descriptors: Administration, Disabilities, Elementary Education, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Transitional Programs
Outreach and Development Division, Developmental Center for Handicapped Persons, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322-6845 ($3.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Utah State Univ., Logan. Developmental Center for Handicapped Persons.
Note: For related documents, see EC 210 774-776.