• Universal Skill Development Program
    In conjunction with First Things First and the Glendale Elementary School District provides services to preschool children, ages 3, 4, and 5, with developmental delays and typically developing children (Peer Models) eligible under Quality First Scholarships or Peer Model Tuition.. This innovative program provides high quality developmentally appropriate instruction based upon the Arizona Early Learning Standards and the needs of the children. In this unique learning environment, the staff to student ratio is significantly lower. (1 adult to approximately 6 children) There is no cost to children who are found eligible under IDEA 2004 Criteria. Peer Model students will be held to financial responsibility outlined below.
    IDEA 2004 Criteria –Admission for Universal Skill Development Program has the following requirements:
    1. The child must reside in the Glendale Elementary School District boundaries.
    2. The child must have an “Individual Education Plan” (I.E.P.).
    3. The child’s I.E.P. Team must determine the need for placement in this program.
    -OR-
    Quality First Criteria-The annual registration fee is $30.00 ($50.00 Out of District). District residency is not required. Funding provided by Quality First and Preschool Development Grant is based on the following eligibility requirements:
    1. Families must meet income guidelines set by the state (need proof of income).
    a. Proof of Family Size-current tax return
    b. Proof of Citizenship-birth certificate or visa
    c. Proof of Family Income-Food Assistance Approval Letter or 4 weeks consecutive pay stubs of all family members
    2. Children must be 3-5 years of age and may not be age eligible for kindergarten
    -OR-
    Peer Model Tuition
    1. Monthly tuition is $150.00 In-District ($175.00 Out-Of-District)
    *Transportation is provided to students who qualify under IDEA and have an IEP.
    Communication and Sensory Processing Program
    Glendale Elementary School District offers services to preschool children, ages 3, 4, and 5, with developmental delays and severe communication. There is no cost to qualified students. Children in this program will receive high quality developmentally appropriate instruction based upon the Arizona Early Childhood Standards and their individual educational plan.
    Admission for Communication and Sensory Processing Program has the following requirements:
    1. The child must reside in the Glendale Elementary School District boundaries.
    2. The child must be 3-5 years of age and may not be age eligible for kindergarten.
    3. The child must have an “Individual Education Plan” (I.E.P.).
    4. The child’s I.E.P. Team must determine the need for placement in this program.
    *Transportation is provided to students who qualify under IDEA and have an IEP.

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