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Unified Champion Pre-K & Elementary Schools

Criteria For Success

In order for your school to be an official Unified Champion School, you must demonstrate the following 3 components in the tabs below. Once your school has these components in place, you can apply to become a Unified Champion School by filling out the UCS Application Form

Please complete the application and submit to Eric Archambault who will then be able to work with you on next steps for getting your school started!

Unified Sports
Youth Leadership
  • Encourage students with and without intellectual disabilities to take on leading roles as they work with adults in the school to create a socially inclusive environment through sports and other activities.
  • Options to Implement at Your School:
  • For other great examples of inclusive youth leadership at the Pre-K and Elementary level, please check out the Inclusive Youth Leadership section of the Elementary School Playbook.
Whole School Engagement
  • Opportunities are awareness and education activities that promote respect and social inclusion and reach the majority of students and school staff members.
  • Options to Implement at Your School:
    • Respect Campaigns
    • Kindness Week
    • Unified Pep Rallies
    • Assemblies
    • Fans in the Stands
    • Morning Announcements
    • Poster Contests
  • For other great examples of Advocacy and Whole School Engagement at the Pre-K and Elementary level, please check out the Whole School Engagement section of the Elementary School Playbook.