Moving from ZS to B-K: Developing a Preparation Program for the New Birth-Kindergarten Grade Band

Moving from ZS to B-K: Developing a Preparation Program for the New Birth-Kindergarten Grade Band

Gina Garner, Higher Education Consultant, Education Preparation Unit, Office of Educator Excellence

Noel Kelty, Director for the Office of Early Childhood Development & Family Education

Presentation Includes:

Revised Certification Structure

What is the Birth-Kindergarten (B-K) Grade Band?

Standards Overview

B-K Implementation Timeline

Program Application Process

Supports Available

May 15, 2020

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