This course defining school readiness Many definitions and conceptualizations of school readiness have been used in past decades; however, with recent advances in science and knowledge a growing consensus on the definition has emerged. School readiness is currently defined by three interlinked dimensions: a) ready children; b) ready schools; and c) read families. Children, schools and families are considered ready when they have gained the competencies and skills required to interface with the other dimensions and support smooth transitions

The purpose of this course is to develop foundational skills for setting up an inclusive program that meets the needs of students with disabilities in general education settings. The course will emphasize many of the behind-the-scenes strategies and activities that must be completed on a regular basis to make inclusive education effective and efficient.