Know the policies and find resources to support implementaion.
Pre-K for All’s research-based Interdisciplinary Units of Study, created by the Division of Early Childhood Education, support student learning in all domains using developmentally appropriate practice.
As part of the historic Pre-K for All initiative, pre-K leaders and teachers will have the opportunity to participate in citywide professional learning sessions.
Get information about ESR-I Screening and authentic assessments.
The NYCDOE uses the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) and the Early Childhood Environmental Ratings Scale – Revised (ECERS-R) tools to understand the extent to which pre-K programs are successful at reaching those high-quality standards that support student development and learning across all five domains of the State pre-K Learning Standards.
The City of New York is seeking talented early childhood educators to lead high-quality pre-K classrooms in public school and New York City Early Education Centers (NYCEECs) across the city.
Pre-K for All is excited to offer the Lead Teacher Incentive Program for the 2016-2017 School Year. This program aims to attract and retain certified lead teachers in full-day (six hours and twenty minutes) Pre-K for All programs at New York City Early Education Centers (NYCEECs), including the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) EarlyLearn programs and charter schools.
The Pre-K Quality Snapshot provides a concise overview of each pre-K program's quality based on a variety of data sources that lead to a high-quality pre-K experience. Click here to learn more.
Read the Pre-K for All Quality Standards to learn about key practices of family engagement, rigorous and developmentally appropriate instruction, professional collaborations, and leadership that support children.
Get information and forms for Universal Pre-K Program (UPK) providers.