Strategic Plan

Strategy 5.4

Support communities, educational environments, families, and children to ensure that each child entering kindergarten at age five is socially, emotionally, and academically prepared.

5.4.1   Provide information to families and technical assistance to school systems to increase the number of students who participate in the Kindergarten Readiness Snapshot (the Ages and Stages Questionnaires).
State agency led tactic.

5.4.2   Build community partnerships between elementary schools and early childhood care and education providers to ensure smooth transitions to Pre-K and kindergarten.
State agency led tactic.Statewide and community-level partnerships.

5.4.3   Inform families and community-based organizations about the importance of transitions, and help families develop transition plans to ensure they receive needed services during times of change, including but not limited to age-related transitions, changes in conditions, and/or geographic moves.
State agency led tactic.Local individual or small group champions.Statewide and community-level partnerships.