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Preschool Coordinator's Manual

Section 1: DATES TO REMEMBER
2019-20 Preschool Dates to Remember
Section 2: PRESCHOOL PROGRAM CONTACTS
Kentucky Department of Education Contact List
Preschool Coordinators - State List
Preschool Coordinators - Simpson County RTC Region
Early Childhood Regional Training Centers
Preschool Consultation Request
Early Childhood Mental Health Program (ECMHP)
Early Childhood Services Access Guide
First Steps
Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs (OCSHCN)
Parent Resource Centers
Section 3: REGULATIONS RELATED TO PRESCHOOL
Preschool Program Outline
Preschool Program Approval Form
Public Preschool Enrollment Requirements
State Funded Preschool Current Rates
Income Chart for 160% of Poverty - 2019
Age Eligibility Requirement
Household Income Verification Form
704 KAR 3:410. Preschool Education for Four-Year-Old Children
702 KAR 3:250. Preschool Grant Allocation
704 KAR 3:015. Kentucky All STARS for Preschool Programs
KRS 157.3175 Eligibility for free preschool education
Facility Requirements for Preschool Programs
Guidance for Developmentally Appropriate Practice for Worksheets, Test Sheets and Dittos
Clarification on Waiting Lists, Classroom Cap Size, Professional Development
Use of Physical Restraint and Seclusion in Public Schools
School and Child Care Immunizations
State Vaccine Requirements from the National Vaccine Information Center
School Health Forms
Bus Driver and Driver Assistants
National Highway Transportation Safety Administration: School Bus Safety
Guideline for the Safe Transportation of Preschool Age Children in School Buses
KRS 156.160 - Promulgation of administrative regulations by Kentucky Board of Education
Child and Adult Care Food Program
Head Start Participation in the NSLP or CACF
Lunch Income Eligibility Guideline
Substitute for Milk Policy
Kentucky Wage and Hour Laws
Lead Teacher Breaks
Public Playground Safety Handbook
Section 4: SPECIAL EDUCATION REGULATIONS
Special Education Resources for Using Infinite Campus (IC)
Preschool - Data Standard Special Education (9/10/2018)
Administrative Regulations and Federal IDEA Regulations for Special Education
Compliance Record Review Document
Guidance on 707 KAR 1:350 - Placement Decisions, Class Size, Case Load for Resource Teachers
707 KAR 1:320 - ARC Membership
Criteria for Identification of Developmental Delay
Special Education Forms: Eligibility Determination
Developmental Delay Eligibility Determination Form
Speech or Language Impairment Determination Form
First Steps Referral Process
Kentucky System of Intervention (KSI)
Child Find/Kentucky System of Intervention (KSI) Preschool Toolkit
Criteria for a Model KSI School
Referral for Multi-Disciplinary Evaluation Form
IEP Guidance Document
Special Education Data Standards - IEP/PSP
Special Education Data Standards - Preschool
Decision Tree Tool (for reporting Least Restrictive Environment for children with IEPs)
OSEP Clarification on LRE Requirements
Policy Statement on Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Early Childhood Programs
IDEA Compliance Record Review Document
Section 5: COLLABORATION WITH OTHER AGENCIES
Early Childhood Resources
First Steps Transition: Part B Special Education Fact Sheet
First Steps Policy and Procedures: Transition
First Steps Notice of Transition
First Steps Notice of Referral to LEA and KDE
Referrals by IDEA Part C First Steps to IDEA Part B Preschool Programs
Disabilities Q&A
Approved Contractors List
Preschool Contract Guide and Application
Spring Preschool Questions: Transition to Primary, Summer Programming for Preschoolers with Disabilities
Kentucky Partnership for Early Childhood Services
National Early Childhood Transition Center (NECTC)
Kentucky Deaf Blind Project

Section 6: ASSESSMENTS
Assessment Tool and Training Modalities for Kentucky
Checklist for New KEDS Online Administrators
Common Mistakes for Kentucky Preschool Districts for OSEP Reporting
KEDS Online User Guide
KEDS Frequently Asked Questions
Brigance: Kentucky's Common Kindergarten Screener
Kindergarten Screen Frequently Asked Questions
Recommended Measures in Early Childhood Screening
Kentucky Center for Education & Workforce Statistics (KCEWS)
Early Childhood Profiles from the Kentucky Center for Statistics
RTI Preschool and Intervention Tab
Section 7: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CERTIFICATION
Education Professional Standards Board
Preschool Lead Teacher Compliance Guidance
16 KAR 2:040 - Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education, Birth to Primary
16 KAR 2:140 - Probationary Certificate for Teachers of Children, Birth to Primary
704 KAR 3:420 - Preschool Associate Teachers
New Teacher Orientation Training Manual
Paraeducator Requirements
Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (IECE) Certificate Brochure
IECE Probationary Teacher Orientation Training and Professional Development Documentation Form
Probationary IECE Certification and Option 6 University-Based Alternative Route to Certification
Educator Tuition Assistance Opportunities
Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education MAT Program
Preschool Guidance: Professional Growth & Effectiveness System (PGES)
Section 8: GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD / HEAD START
School Readiness in Kentucky
"Is Your Child Ready" School Readiness Brochure
Governor's Office of Early Childhood
KRS 157.318 - Network of Regional Training Centers
Monthly Messages
Superintendent's Toolbox
Head Start and Early Head Start
Head Start State Collaboration
Head Start Full Utilization
Certificate of Head Start Full Utilization
Kentucky All-STARS
All-STARS Standards of Quality
Strengthening Families
Early Childhood Standards
Early Childhood Standards Overview
Early Childhood Quality Self Study Overview
Early Childhood Continuous Assessment Overview
Governor's Office of Early Childhood : Tools and Resources
Community Resources
HB 706 - Advisory Councils: Community Early Childhood Councils
Kentucky Early Childhood Continuous Assessment Guide
Section 9: FAMILY SERVICE RESOURCES
Guidelines for Home Visits
Parent Guide Tip Sheet for Professionals Working with Parents
Parent Guides