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East Brunswick School District Offering General Education Inclusive Pre-School Program for 2014-2015

Beth Warren

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 • 11:35am

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Public School District will be offering General Education Inclusive Preschool classes for the 2014-2015 school year. This preschool program, housed at Lawrence Brook, Memorial and Warnsdorfer schools, is open to all 3- and 4-year-old children who reside in East Brunswick. Children must be three years of age by October 31, 2014 and not age eligible for kindergarten (5 years of age by October 31, 2014) in order to participate in the program in September 2014.

The classes are taught by certified teachers and supported with paraprofessional aides.  This program provides an inclusive educational environment for preschool children aligned with the New Jersey Preschool Teaching and Learning Expectations.  This program includes both typically developing and special needs preschool children. 

This tuition based program is five days per week, two-and-one half (2½) hours per day and follows the ten-month school calendar. Both AM and PM sessions are available. Tuition is not assessed for families eligible for free and reduced lunch.  Information on eligibility for free and reduced lunch and the application is available on the district website at www.ebnet.org/preschool and at each elementary school. Transportation for this program is the responsibility of the parent/guardian.

Applications for the General Education Inclusive Preschool are available at www.ebnet.org/preschool and must be received by March 3, 2014.  Please send completed applications to:

Assistant Superintendent of Student Activities/Services
East Brunswick Public Schools
760 Route 18
East Brunswick, New Jersey 08816

A limited number of openings will be available. Requests for specific sessions will be considered based on the number of applicants. However, there are no guarantees for parental requested placements.  A lottery drawing will occur in March 2014 if the number of applicants exceeds the openings. If there are any questions, call the office of the Assistant Superintendent at 732-613-6750.
 

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