Creating Adaptations for Routines & Activities in EarlyChildhood Classrooms: CARA’s Kit Professional Development, March 31

The Arizona Division for Early Childhood (AZ DEC) in conjunction with The Arizona Department of Education-Early Childhood Education presents:

Creating Adaptations for Routines & Activities in Early Childhood Classrooms: CARA’s Kit, Lillian M. McCuen, M.A.


Saturday, March 31, 2012, 8 AM to 3 PM


Cardon Children’s Medical Center (on the campus of Banner Desert Medical Center)

Rosati Education Center-Saguaro Room

1400 S. Dobson Road, Mesa, AZ 85202

Registration cost includes a CARA’s Kit for each participant ($20 value)
$ 75.00 non-DEC members

$ 60.00 DEC Members

$ 40.00 Family Childcare Providers, Parents of Children with Special Needs and Students

Register at

5 Professional Development Hours from the Arizona Department of Education, If you have Arizona teaching certification, these credits can be applied to re-certification

Course Instructor 

Lillian McCuen is the Executive Director of Education Networks, a non-profit organization which focuses on creating better learning environments for all children. Lillian teaches at Temple University and has conducted workshops for 20+ yrs for early childhood educators and intervention specialists. CARA’s Kit is now in wide use in ECE/ECSE classrooms nationwide, is endorsed by DEC and NAEYC and sold in their online stores.

This presentation will help you:

  • Make decisions when there is a difference between what you want to happen and what is actually happening
  • Improve daily routines through the use of adaptations
  • Promote full participation of children without regard to their current levels of functioning

Course Objectives: participants will….

  • Learn about a research-based approach of using adaptations for daily activities and routines so that children can successfully participate in early childhood classroom curriculum.
  • Learn about how adaptations may help children meet a variety of curricular expectations and pre-kindergarten standards
  • Apply knowledge gained from CARA’s Kit in a variety of early childhood settings


About FSA

Home visitation & parent education programs providing a continuum of quality, research-based, & curriculum driven services to support families & children prenatally through age 5.
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