Transition to Kindergarten

Transition to Kindergarten

The Role of Early Childhood Programs

Early childhood programs act as the bridge between preschool and kindergarten and are an essential resource for families preparing to navigate this transition.The sections below offer resources to help your program implement practices to ensure families have the information they need and that children are ready for this big transition.

Kindergarten Registration Dates for 2019-20

Children in your programs may be attending school in different school districts. For information about kindergarten registration dates for the 2019-2020 school year, parents may wish to contact school districts directly. Below are links to the registration page for each school district.

Books about Transitioning to Kindergarten

Read books together about moving on to kindergarten can help prepare children for the next step in their education:


Child Development Skills

Information about child skills development: Early Learning and Development Guidelines