Region 9 provides services to assist districts and charters in providing kindergarten school readiness for prekindergarten students. Professional development and technical assistance related to Texas Prekindergarten guidelines, early childhood best practices, and other school readiness objectives are available. Region 9 also supports the school readiness integration model, where resources from local school districts, Head Start programs, and child care facilities are coordinated to help preschool children acquire the skills necessary to transition successfully into kindergarten.
Key Principles driving school readiness integration include:
|Preschool Program for Children With Disabilities (PPCD)||CLI Engage/CIRCLE|
|Self-Care for Caring Adults|