Requirements to Participate in START Early Childhood Intensive Training

To participate, a school system must do the following:

  1. Submit an application to the START office:

- Host site application (NOTE: We are no longer taking applications for the 2015-16 school year) 

- Early Childhood Team Application - A limited number of team slots will be available to join the host sites for the '15-16 school year. The application is due by Friday, March 27, 2015. 

Assemble a team comprised of 6 school professionals around a target student with ASD. Teams can include, but are not limited to early childhood teachers, school psychologist, school social worker, provider of speech and language, occupational therapist, school administrator, and paraprofessional staff.

Training costs including the presenters, materials, and resources are provided at no cost to the district. District responsibilities include costs of professional time away from the classroom or other responsibilities, the costs for a training facility, and lunch for your team members participating.