More than 400,000 Head Start children enter kindergarten every year. When Head Start programs and receiving schools partner on school readiness, children have smoother transitions and continued progress.
Watch this webinar from Thomas Schultz, who explains the importance of thinking about children’s experiences as they transition from early care settings to public education, specifically kindergarten.
Watch this presentation from Gail Joseph about how programs can support transitions across their programs.
In her presentation, Jennifer LoCasale-Crouch exposes research findings that demonstrate how children and families experience transitions. She highlights how implementing transition best practices may lead to positive social and academic outcomes for children and better experiences for families.
A New Mexico Head Start Program describes – in this video- how prepares children and families for their transition to Kindergarten through strong partnerships.