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EXCEL Inclusive Preschool Program



OUR PROGRAM IS GROWING  – 3 Year Old Students Needed for HPS!

Our EXCEL (Experiential Center for Early Learning) Inclusive Preschool Program at Hill & Plain School is growing.  We are in need of 3 year old boys, who have turned 3 years old by 12-31-16 are welcome to submit applications for the current school year.  Please see attachments for further information and an application which is due by February 15, 2017.



The EXCEL program, Experiential Center for Early Learning, provides children with a high-quality, developmentally appropriate preschool program run by professional educators.  The EXCEL program is an inclusive preschool that provides services for children with special needs and their typical peers together within one setting. Enrollment of students with special needs is done through a Planning and Placement Team process.

Inclusion students, a.k.a. “community friends,” are enrolled through an application and lottery system. Our community friends receive the benefit of a high-quality preschool program while serving as role models for the children with special needs. Therefore, it is important that the children who participate in the program as community friends demonstrate age appropriate skills. In particular, your child should possess strong language skills and social skills to encourage interaction among all the children.  

If you are interested in applying for the EXCEL Program as a community friend (role model student), please click on the links below for further information and the application.



Folder EXCEL Inclusive Preschool Program Documents (4 Files)
Download EXCEL 2016-2017 Application
Download EXCEL 2017-2018 Application
Download EXCEL Inclusive Preschool Program
Download EXCEL Ltr & Info Sheet