[R-0216] S8. Ethical Practice

Citation: The University of Maine: Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies. (2014). Admissions policies and practices that build inclusive child care communities (for parents and guardians). Tipsheet. Retrieved from site [or enter “Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies: Admissions policies and practices that build inclusive child care communities (for parents and guardians)” in your search window; click on Resources, then on Growing Ideas Tipsheets and Resources for Guiding Early Childhood Practices, and then on Program Planning and Administration].

Abstract: The purpose of this tipsheet is to help parents and guardians of young children understand what content should be included in admissions policies reflecting an inclusive philosophy.

Integration: The content in this tipsheet fits well with content presented in the early childhood courses Child, Family, and Community; Introduction to Early Childhood Education; and any early childhood administration course.

Content Focus: Administrator; Admission Enrollment Process; Admissions Policies and Practices; Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); Child, Family, and Community; Collaboration; Early Childhood Director; Eligibility Criteria; Fundamentally Alter; Inclusive Philosophy; Introduction to Early Childhood Education; Nondiscrimination and Confidentiality Statements; Program Philosophy; Reasonable Accommodations;

Notes: Assessment and discussion questions for students can be found on the Growing Ideas Into Action Handout (PDF). Additional information may be retrieved from Admissions Policies and Practices that Build Inclusive Child Care Communities — Learning Links.