Brighter Beginnings Program

2018/2019 School Year Information:

Brighter Beginnings is staffed by a team of dedicated, caring professionals who are passionate about celebrating and nurturing the skills of all children.  This early intervention program is tailored to meet the individual needs of children between 2½ to 5½ years of age who may have a severe/moderate delay in one or more developmental areas; communication (speech and language concerns), fine and gross motor skills or a medical condition.

AM Class: 8:30 - 11:30 am (3 years old by December 31, 2018)

PM Class: 12:30 - 3:30 pm (4 years old by December 31, 2018)

Programming includes: Early Literacy, Natural Teaching Strategies, Assistive Technology, Whole Language, Faith Development and Family Oriented Programs, Program Unit Funding is available for up to three years.  Children attend their community school for Kindergarten, which is consistent with EICS’ Inclusive Education practices.

Programming for Children with Special Education Needs

Enrollment "How To's":

1.  Contact Marg Schimpf, Early Learning Consultant at margs@eics.ab.ca 

2.  Provide Marg with a copy of the most recent assessment. The report(s) can be scanned and e-mailed to her at margs@eics.ab.ca OR faxed to her at 780-467-5469.

3.  When funding eligibility is confirmed by Marg, complete the Registration 2018-2019.  Your registration will be automatically confirmed.

4.  Purchase school supplies.

There are no school fees for children eligible for Program Unit Funding (PUF) services.

 

Registration for the 2018/2019 Brighter Beginnings Program opens Monday, January 15, 2018.  

 

2017/2018 School Year Information:

PUF Registration is now CLOSED for 2017/2018 school year - we are full.

Not sure if your child is well enough to attend school? See Ahhchoo! for some guidelines.

2017-2018 Brighter Beginnings Class Calendar

Family Fun Festival April 2018

Brighter Beginnings Newsletter March 2018

BB Superhero Newsletter September 2017 (1)

BB Superhero January 2018 Newsletter

BB Superhero Newsletter February 2018 

BB Superhero Newsletter April 2018

January People Games and Songs

Cooperative Games For Preschoolers

ISP Meeting Sign-Up Instructions