Early Learning

Addendums

There are occasions when changes to the program must occur. All changes of substance to approved universal WV Pre-K program structure must be submitted as an addendum to the WVDE with signatures of all the required county collaborative early childhood core team members for review and approval 30 days prior to the implementation of ...

Funding, Collaborative Contracts, and Classroom Budgets

Because collaborative partners in a countywide pre-k program may have different revenue sources and program costs, county collaborative team efforts to coordinate pre-k financing can be complex. The first step in creating collaborative contracts and budgets is for collaborating programs to determine the total cost for each collaborative classroom to have the resources needed ...

Pre-K School Calendar

Pre-k school calendar requirements differ from county K-12 school calendars; however, careful consideration must be given to the K-12 county calendar when the pre-k school calendar is developed annually. Coordinating the K-12 county school calendar with the pre-k school calendar will assist in meeting requirements of the county, collaborative partners, and simplify calendars for ...

Classrooms, Collaboration and Partnerships

County programs were initially developed as local education agencies, Head Start programs, licensed child care centers, and additional community programs were required to develop annual county pre-k plans with the vision of serving every eligible pre-k child by the 2012-2013 school year. State code and West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) Policy 2525 continues ...

WV Pre-K Collaborative System

Each county must establish and maintain a county collaborative early childhood team, which includes a core team. The County Collaborative Early Childhood Core Team must meet regularly to ensure that key decisions are made to meet requirements and to foster a high-quality pre-k program. The county collaborative core team must ...

Universal Pre-K Collaborative System

WV Pre-K Collaboration At-A-Glance Classrooms, Collaboration and Partnerships Pre-K School Calendar Addendums Funding, Collaborative, Contracts, Classroom Budgets Eligibility and Enrollment Attendance Transportation Meal Services Personnel WV Pre-K Program Data Reporting

Collaborative Team Resources

The WV Pre-K Steering team serves as the state interagency and interdepartmental advisory team for Universal Pre-K. The Universal Pre-K Steering Team is comprised of a state Pre-K Coordinator, special education representative, Department of Health and Human Resources Specialist Sr., and Head Start State Collaboration Director. This collaborative team works to support the implementation ...

School Readiness

School readiness is a process of assuring children have access to the best available resources prior to entering first grade. Available resources support children and their families, and focus on maximizing children's holistic development from birth. Acknowledging that each child's development is significantly impacted by previous experiences, school readiness also entails the capacity of ...

WV Universal Pre-K

Collaborative Team Resources Universal Pre-K Collaborative System School Readiness & Transitions Curriculum, Instruction and Child Assessment Program Assessment and Continuous Quality Improvement Since the induction of West Virginia Universal Pre-K in 2002, West Virginia has been a national pioneer in developing and maintaining a statewide pre-k program for all four-year-olds ...

Ready, Set, Go! WV School Readiness

School Readiness Find My WV Pre-K Office of Early & Elementary Learning Is your child ready for 1st grade? School readiness is a comprehensive approach for families, schools and communities to work together to provide all children opportunities to succeed and become lifelong learners. ...

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