Kindergarten Registration Information

Nov. 2, 2021

To Family, Large Family, and Center Child Care Providers,

The information below is being sent to you at the request of the Delaware Readiness Teams.  Please consider sharing this information with families you serve.

Questions should be directed to Diane Frentzel at dcfrentzel@gmail.com.  The Office of Child Care Licensing has no additional information.

The Office of Child Care Licensing

Department of Education

Good Day!

Did you know? November is Kindergarten Registration Month in Delaware.

The Delaware Readiness Teams, in partnership with the Department of Education’s Office of Early Learning, have launched the 2021-2022 Kindergarten Registration Campaign. As part of this campaign we have free Kindergarten Registration Information Packets available upon request. These materials are for families who have children that will be age 5 by August 31, 2022. Sign Up Now [docs.google.com]. Folders will also be available at all of Delaware’s public libraries.

Registration Information Events will be held throughout the months of November and December. Events are free and open to the public. View the full calendar below for an event near you.

Kindergarten Registration Month Events [docs.google.com]

The Delaware Readiness Teams will host a Virtual Kindergarten Academy Series – November 2021 to May 2022. This program is geared towards children who will be five years old on or before August 31, 2022.  The virtual sessions are child centered, interactive, and available in English and Spanish.

Register for English session [eventbrite.com], second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m.

Register for Spanish session [eventbrite.com], the following Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m.

Join a Readiness Team
The Delaware Readiness Teams are a statewide initiative of volunteer-based teams that bring together early learning professionals, school representatives, families and community members to help support children from birth to age 8 get ready for school and life.

We are in the process of reorganizing the Del Teams. As part of that process we are sending out a team membership sign up for those that are interested in joining. (Even existing members can complete this new form) Everyone is welcome!

Free Team Membership: Please complete the form below if you’re interested in joining a team.

Take Survey [docs.google.com]

 

Benefits of joining a team include:

  1. Gain valuable community contacts
  2. Be able to share community events and updates
  3. Receive up to date information and or resources that are available
  4. Opportunity to have your voice heard through community meetings or surveys
  5. Opportunity to share your own resources or programming with the community
  6. Opportunity to identify needs that could be addressed through funding, partnerships, or advocacy
My Child DE is a user-friendly website that brings together resources to help families, providers and other caretakers make informed choices for the children of Delaware. The goal of My Child DE is to help these groups feel welcome, informed and empowered to engage, learn and take the next steps needed to support children.