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State Superintendent Advisory Council for 4K and 4K Community Approaches

Background: 

The State Superintendent’s Advisory Committee on Four-Year-Old Kindergarten (4K) and 4K Community Approaches was created in 2006 as school districts and community partners were beginning to implement 4K within various community settings, offering 4K Community Approaches as developmentally appropriate option for four year old children around the state. Since that time, the council has continued to provide guidance to Wisconsin's State Superindendents, to impmenemt and strenghen community approaches the provision of 4K services for the children of Wisconsin. This council is made up of stakeholders from the child care, Head Start, public school, and high education communities.  

The purpose of the council is to: 
  1. Advise the state superintendent on new and continuing issues regarding the establishment and sustenance of four-year-old kindergarten in communities throughout the state, including community-based approaches that blend public and private funding to make 4K accessible to all children and their families.
  2. Share information, identify issues and resources, recommend policies, and respond to proposals that strengthen 4K partnerships at the state and community levels.

Council Information: 

2017

2018

2019

Next Council Meeting:

September 27, 2019   9:30 am-12:30 pm   
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Room F105, 201 East Washington Avenue

Madison, WI, 53703

For questions about this information, contact Sherry Kimball (608) 267-9625