Infant Development Program
PLACER COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION MISSION STATEMENT
The Placer County Office of Education provides successful educational programs designed to educate a wide variety of students with diverse needs, birth through adult.
STUDENT SERVICES MISSION STATEMENT
To increase achievement through rigorous and meaningful instruction to all students.
Infant Development Program Mission: The PCOE Infant Development Program provides family centered, relationship based early intervention services designed to build upon and provide supports and services to assist parents to enhance their child’s development within the context of the family’s everyday learning opportunities.
- Enhance the development of infants and toddlers within every day family activities that engage the caregiver/child dyad in their interests, and also provide learning opportunities for the child to practice existing abilities, learn new abilities, and explore their social and nonsocial surroundings and
- Build upon the capacity of the family to understand and foster their child’s development by supporting the families’ competence and confidence
- Support and encourage parent engagement with their children to build responsive, positive relationships
Program OverviewThe Infant Development Program provides early intervention supports and services to families through visits in the home, the community or where the family spends their day. The Infant Program intervention team works together with the family and child to assist the child’s development and learning in their natural daily activities and builds on the next steps in the child’s learning. Services and supports are designed to assist the parent to understand their child’s development and how to facilitate their child’s development.