SDE: School Readiness

School Readiness


A state-funded initiative (jointly funded by the Connecticut Departments of Education and Social Services and administered by the Department of Education) that develops a network of school readiness programs to:

  • Significantly increase the number of spaces in accredited and/or approved programs for young children to provide access to high-quality school readiness programs;
  • Significantly increase the number of full-day, full-year spaces to meet family needs; and
  • Share cost for school readiness and child-care programs among the state and its various agencies, the communities and families


RFP052 - Quality Enhancement Grant [PDF] [DOC]

RFP054 - School Readiness Grant Program: Application for Competitive School Readiness District Municipalities [PDF] [DOC]

Links/Other Resources


Deborah Adams: (860) 713-6744
Gerri Rowell: (860) 713-6774

Connecticut State Department of Education
Bureau of Teaching and Learning, Room 215
165 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
Fax (860) 713-7018


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