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Early Childhood

The Office of Early Childhood is committed to accelerating student achievement for every child in Mississippi. We accomplish this goal by helping school districts and families improve the readiness and reading achievement of Mississippi students starting in preschool.


Back-to-School Resources

Guidance to Support Learning Acceleration in Early Childhood Classrooms

Teacher Certification and Suspension of Praxis for Early Childhood

Social Distancing Strategies in the Classroom

Back-to-School Family Guide

Virtual Teaching and Learning Strategies for Early Childhood

Family Engagement Calendar

Family Enrichment Activities

MPB Classroom TV Episodes


Program Administration and Evaluation

Guidelines and Standards

Best Practices Checklists and Observational Checklists

Tools and Supports

Early Learning Collaboratives


Supporting Students and Families

Pre-K English Learner Resources

Transition to Kindergarten

Family Engagement Framework and Toolkit

Parent Pre-K and Kindergarten Informal Observation Checklist 


Professional Development and Training

Professional Development

Early Childhood Education Bootcamp


Early Childhood Updates

Subscribe to the Early Childhood listserv.