KINGSTON, FRONTENAC, LENNOX & ADDINGTON Children, Youth & Family Services Collaborative

Early Years Transitions

Community Transition to Kindergarten Protocol

About the Protocol

Purpose of the Protocol

Ensure planning entry to kindergarten provides collaborative and seamless support for children with special education needs as they transition to their community school with their peers Facilitate entry to school Provide parents/guardians with opportunity to participate as equal partners in transition process

Client Population or Eligibility Criteria (eg., age; disability)

Children with special education needs transitioning to kindergarten

Catchment Area or Locale

Kingston and Frontenac County
Lennox and Addington County

Designated Contact for Protocol Partners/Stakeholders

Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board

Designated Contact: Lori Bryden
Job Title: Coordinator, Student Services
Phone: 613-354-6257 ext. 434

Child Development Centre

Designated Contact: Ann Stocks
Job Title: Team Leader, Preschool
Phone: 613-544-3400 ext.3112

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Protocol Development

Written By

Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School
Board KFL&A Children and Youth Services Planning Committee
Limestone District School Board

Protocol Lead

KFL&A Children and Youth Services Planning Committee

Protocol Partner/Stakeholders

Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board
Child Development Centre
South East Community Care Access Centre: School Health Support Services
Community Living Kingston & District
Family and Children’s Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington
KFL&A Public Health: Preschool Speech & Language
Limestone District School Board
Pathways for Children and Youth
Resource Consultant Services
Community Living Kingston Resource Consultant Services
Lennox & Addington Resources for Children Consultant Program

Development History

Implementation Date: 2008; initial print version April 2011
Date of Most Recent Revision: October 2013
Next Revision Cycle: To be determined