SHUTESBURY SCHOOL COMMITTEE
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
School Committee recognizes the importance of early childhood education in the
community and seeks to provide opportunities for all children in the Town of Shutesbury, from the age
of three, to participate in early childhood programs. In addition, the
Committee recognizes its legal obligation to provide educational services to
children with special needs beginning at the age of three.
these goals, the Shutesbury School Committee will:
effort to participate in state funded early childhood programs and encourage
staff to apply for state grants to support our program and utilize state
professional development opportunities.
Offer a public
program to all three and four year old children.
integrated program which would ensure that three and four year old children
with special needs can be educated in Shutesbury.
Develop a fee
schedule to allow the school to offer the opportunity of an early childhood
professional advice and encouragement to members of the Shutesbury community
who have developed early childhood programs within the community.