Young children who experience expulsion or suspension are up to ten times more likely to be held back in school, face academic failure, become high school dropouts, and be incarcerated than children who do not. Learn about suspension and expulsion in early childhood programs in this higher-level course. Develop a better understanding of the short and long-term concerns as well as the prevention of suspension and expulsion. Gain resources including sample program policies aligned with state and federal guidance, an online self-assessment for program leaders linked to specific resources, and extended online professional development resources for staff.
This course is appropriate for all early care and education professionals.