Parents and Families

Read the Pre-K Parent Guides

Connect with what's happening in your child's classroom by reading these guides for families of pre-kindergarten students:   

Commitment to Families

The Division of Early Childhood created the Pre-K for All Commitment to Families to provide an overview of the services families can expect from every Pre-K for All program, and to describe the partnership between families and pre-K programs, as we prepare for a new school year.
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The Parent's Guide to Universal Pre-K

Get insight into the pre-k classroom and ideas for connections you can make at home.
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Foundation for the Common Core 

Understand what children learn in pre-k so that you can more effectively support your child’s learning at home. For more information on the Common Core in New York City schools, please visit the Common Core Library.
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The Parent Guide to Parent-Teacher Conferences

Get the most out of conversations with your child’s teachers by having a clear idea of what will happen at the conference, including sample questions. 
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Parent’s Guide to Understanding Authentic Assessments for Young Children

Find out how your child’s learning will be assessed in pre-k and how you can support learning at home.
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The Parent Guide to Literacy in Early Childhood

Learn more about what literacy is and how to help your child become a life-long reader.
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The Parent’s Guide to Supporting Your Child’s Social-Emotional Development

Help your young child be better at self-awareness, relationships with others, accountability, and adaptability. 
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