Online pre-registration applications for the 2020-2021 school year may be submitted beginning January 15, 2020.

To complete a pre-registration application for the current 2019-2020 school year, click here.

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Click here to find a First Class Pre-K or First Teacher Home Visiting program.

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The First Class Pre-K funding application for new classrooms is now open for the 2020-2021 school year, deadline March 13, 2020.

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COVID-19 DECE Site Closures:

For the Alabama Head Start Grantee Closures click here.

For First Class Pre-K Site Closures click here.

COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus Resources:

ADPH COVID-19 Coronavirus Response Matrix Flyer:

 

CDC guidance on how to keep the workplace, school, and home safe Flyer:

For the Governor's Coronavirus Preparation Memo click here.

For the COVID-19 Department of Early Childhood Education Family Guidance Info click here.

For the ALSDE communications and resources to help understand the K-12 school’s role during a closure click here.

For the ALSDE Child Nutrition  Program (CNP) Meal Service Guidance During COVID-19 click here.

For Infant & Early Childhood Resources for Parents and Children click here.

For Staying Sane While Working From Home click here.

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