Online pre-registration applications for the 2019-2020 school year may be submitted beginning January 15, 2019

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Click here to read about Professional Development for First Class Pre-K or First Teacher Home Visiting...

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The First Class Pre-K grant application is now open for the 2019-2020 school year.

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Click the link below to access the 2018-19 New Grantee Training Presentation.

New Grantee Training

 

STARTING AT ZERO: Reimagining Education in America

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Today | @MPACTMontgomery supported our new playgrounds by designing several pieces of equipment for @AvenueEagles and @BrewbakerPrima1 First Class Pre-K classrooms.

Young children benefit from safe, structured outdoor learning environments!

#PreK4AL
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MontgomeryCoSchools @MPSAL
Pre-K students at @BrewbakerPrima1 had a blast today at their new playground! The new play space has a number of cool features, including some built by @MPACTMontgomery students! #MPSMovingForward https://t.co/XMLOquUeZO

Highlight | Home visiting delivers results for Alabama families!

We strongly support the Governor's recommended $1 million funding increase for First Teacher Home Visiting.

#HomeVisitingWorks
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Highlight | Thank you @GovernorKayIvey for prioritizing investments in early learning!

We strongly support the Governor’s recommended funding increase of $25 million for the nation’s highest quality Alabama First Class Pre-K program.

#PreK4AL
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Today | #AlabamaLETRS coach cohort is made up of more than 120 pre-K and K-3 reading coaches, administrators, and university professors!

40 coaches are at @AL_DECE today for Day 1 of a 3-day training in language and literacy instruction.

#PreK4AL
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Highlight | Our pre-K - 3rd grade teachers have the greatest impact on student achievement and improved literacy outcomes for our youngest learners.

Learn more about #AlabamaLETRS professional learning opportunity:
https://t.co/ygET7EphvL

#PreK4AL
#StrongStartStrongFinish

Highlight | We are proud of Alabama's Pre-K - 3rd Grade Integrated Approach to Early Learning!

"The Path to Lifelong Success Begins with Pre-K - 3rd Grade" leadership reception featured Dr. Kristie Kauerz of the National P-3 Center.

#PreK4AL
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