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Transition to Kindergarten Spring 2024 - Aligned with Early Childhood standards (3) Family and Community Partnerships; (7) Program Planning and Development

Ended May 10, 2024

Full course description

Course Description

  • This course is intended for Early Childhood staff and kindergarten teams to have a shared learning and collaborative conversations concerning the transition to kindergarten in DCSD. The purpose is to develop a shared understanding and language of kindergarten transitions and to develop transition activities and partnerships.
  • Lead Learner (Facilitator): Deborah Baumann | Annika Barton
  • Credit(s) and Type: 2 Hours Relicensure | Staff Development


Target Audience

  • Early Childhood Staff and Kindergarten Teams
  • Open to Substitute Teachers = Yes 
  • Open to Student Teachers = Yes 
  • Open to Charter School Staff = Yes 
    • Charter Certified or Classified


Meeting Information

Course Outcomes

Here are the outcomes for the course:

  • Create a shared understanding of the definition of the transition to kindergarten
  • Understand the key partners in the process
  • Understand the conceptual anchors of the transition to kindergarten
  • Understand the 8 Strategies for comprehensive and effective transitions to kindergarten and their evidence base