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Mountain View Whisman School District

Agenda Item for Board Meeting of 6/2/2022


Agenda Item Title:  Universal Prekindergarten Plan (30 minutes)

Estimated Time: 

Person Responsible: 

Cathy Baur

Chief Academic Officer


Staff will present an overview of the initial Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) Plan.  The UPK plan is made up of 25 required questions/answers that contain information that must be submitted to the California Department of Education in July 2022.   The District will continue to plan for UPK in the 2022-23 school year.


UPK is a mixed delivery system that meets the early learning and care needs of children and families. It includes the following programs:

  • Transitional Kindergarten

    • All 4 year olds eligible in 2025-26

    • District operated with credentialed teachers

    • No income eligibility

  • State Preschool

    • Early learning program for income eligible 3 and 4 year olds

    • Operated through a capped contract with CDE

  • Other State and Federal Programs

    • State and federally subsidized programs serving ages 0-12

    • Head Start

    • Family childcare homes

    • General childcare (CCTR)

Fiscal Implication:

Recommended Action: 

DescriptionTypeUpload Date
Universal Prekindergarten PresentationPresentation5/25/2022
Universal Prekindergarten PlanBackup Material5/25/2022