SPRINGTIME aT

PEACHTREE

CELEBRATING & BENEFITING

INCLUSIVE EDUCATION

9th Annual Fundraising Event

March 20, 2020  |  7:00 PM

The Fairmont

ABOUT:

The Inclusion Program at Peachtree Presbyterian Preschool is unique; children with special rights learn side-by-side with typical peers. A trained inclusion teacher facilitates the curriculum, interaction, and play. Children with special rights accomplish more than their families ever dreamed possible by learning alongside typical peers. The Inclusion Program also has a tremendous impact on the typical children as they learn about differences, collaboration, and acceptance at a very young age, building a foundation of empathy.

 

Research has shown inclusive education to have lasting and life-long positive implications for everyone involved. This life-changing program is fully funded and supported by the Preschool families and generous donors from the community.

 
 
 
 
 
 

FAST FACTS:

1 in 20

kids has a disability, giving all children a chance to learn about differences, acceptance, and empathy

$20,000+

the investment required of parents of children with special rights in order to participate in the Inclusion Program at Peachtree

$52,000

the amount of generous donations pledged LIVE at last year’s record breaking Springtime at Peachtree fundraising event

370

approximate number of children ages 12 months – 6 years old who attend the Preschool

70%

of our classrooms participate in the Inclusion Program

18%

the approximate amount we were able to lower Inclusion Program tuition for the 2019 school year due to our fundraising efforts in 2018

18

the number of inclusion teachers at Peachtree Presbyterian Preschool (increased from 10 in 2017)

150+

number of hours of inclusive education training the teachers received during the school year

$10,000

donation can sponsor one child to participate in the Inclusion Program for one semester

 

2020 Event:

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Off to the Races

 

 “Enrolling Charlie in the inclusion program was the best decision we ever made as his parents. He is accepted, loved and appreciated for his different and beautiful perspective on the world. Inclusion works! It’s a life changing experience for the whole family.

AMY & SEAN JONES

“The Preschool has opened Teddy up to a world where he is wanted, engaged, and extraordinarily happy, and has changed all of our lives for the better. I will be eternally grateful for this program.”

 

CAROLINE HEFFERNAN

“Every child deserves this kind of education: strong, supportive, connected, creative. This kind of education empowers children and each empowered child makes the world a brighter place.”

 

KELLI FRANCIS

 
 

pAST EVENT GALLERIES:

 

Inclusion at Work:
Following Kate’s Preschool Adventures

 
 
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