Program open to 4-year-olds
The Manalapan-Englishtown Regional School District will be offering an Integrated Preschool Program at the John I. Dawes Early Learning Center, Gordons Corner Road, Manalapan, which will be open to 4-year-old children who live in Manalapan and Englishtown.
Classes will be taught by certified teachers and supported by a paraprofessional aide. The program which will be aligned with the New Jersey State Department of Education's Preschool Teaching and Learning Expectations will provide an inclusive educational environment for preschool children, according to information provided by the school district.
Typically developing children and special needs children will be included in the program. The class will run from 9:50 a.m. to 12:05 p.m. daily for the length of the 2009-10 school year.
The program will accommodate a total of 16 students. Eight nondisabled students will be selected for the program through a lottery drawing should the number of applicants exceed the number of openings. Tuition for the school year will be $3,500. Transportation to the program is the responsibility of the parents/guardians.
Parents/guardians who are interested in having their child attend this program should submit a letter by Aug. 4 with their child's name, birth date, address and telephone number to Frank J. Sein, Director of Pupil Personnel Services, Manalapan-Englishtown Regional Schools, 36 Gordons Corner Road, Manalapan, NJ 07726.
Questions may be directed to the Office of Pupil Personnel Services at 732-786-2750.