In this episode, Monica Wells and Alyssa Anson of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute join us to talk about their work to connect and support early childhood care and education providers, schools and kindergarten educators, and families as they onboard learners to the kindergarten experience. Listeners can expect to learn about and receive access to a set of toolkits and resources to support this transition. In the pod, Monica and Alyssa frame the Why behind this work and the need for this effort on behalf of kids.
For more about the Buffett Early Childhood Institute’s Preschool Development Grant, access https://buffettinstitute.nebraska.edu/our-work/preschool-development-grant
Visit the Nebraska Department of Education’s Office of Early Childhood page to download the toolkits and resources. Those materials can be found at https://www.education.ne.gov/oec/nebraska-transition-to-kindergarten-toolkit-and-resource-guide/