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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

CEC - Renshaw Early Childhood Center - More Info

The Vickie and Dan Renshaw Early Childhood Center (RECC) provides developmentally appropriate activities in inclusive group settings for children of all abilities. Group sessions will be composed of a ratio of approximately 50% non-delayed children to 50% delayed children. Groups are currently provided for children between the ages of 15 months and kindergarten age.

RECC developmental play group session times vary according to the age of the children and the schedule of activities. However a sample toddler, preschool, and kindergarten group schedule is included below for your review.

SAMPLE Toddler (15mths to 3yrs) Schedule (2 ½ hours)

CENTERS (guided free play)—60 minutes

STORY TIME (book & songs related to theme)—15 minutes

SNACK—15 minutes

SMALL GROUP (art and/or sensory activities related to theme)—30 minutes

MUSIC & MOVEMENT —30 minutes

SAMPLE Preschool (3 to 5 yrs) Schedule (2 ½ hours)

MORNING CIRCLE (choose centers)—10 minutes

CENTERS -- 50 minutes

CIRCLE (book and song related to theme)

SNACK—15 minutes

SMALL GROUPS (Art, Sensory, theme-related activity)—30 minutes

MUSIC & MOVEMENT —30 minutes

SAMPLE Kindergarten (after-school) Schedule (1 1/2 hours)

ARRIVAL/SNACK --15 minutes

CIRCLE -- 15 minutes

CENTERS -- 30 minutes

PARTNER TIME -- 15 minutes

SMALL GROUP -- 15 minutes


MUSIC & MOVEMENT -- 15 minutes



Other Services: RECC provides limited outreach consultation to assist and provide training for families of children with special needs who are dealing with significant behavioral issues. RECC also has limited funding for occupational therapy evaluations.


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