Preschool Development Birth Through Five (NYSB5)

The Council and our partners are working toward a vision for every child in New York to be supported by a mixed-delivery system that is informed by parent voice and provides access to high quality, equitable and comprehensive early care and learning environments and services essential for healthy development and lifelong success.

Learn more about grant activities here.


Kindergarten Summit dates and resources - see below & click here 

Kindergarten Transition Summit Video - watch it! 

Order Form: Transitioning to Pre-k or Kindergarten

June 2019                                                               

  • The Westchester Community Opportunity Program in Elmsford, NY held 2 successful Kindergarten Transition Summits on June 1st and 8th.       

  • Columbia Opportunities in Hudson, NY held a successful KT summit on June 4th  - view their agenda here.

  • The Capital District Child Care Council in Albany, NY held one of their summits on June 27th.  

September and October 2019                                                             

9/28/19 - NYSB5 Inspired Community – Adirondack Birth to Three Alliance sponsored by the Adirondack Community Foundation

10/7/19 and 10/11/19 - The Long Island PreK Initiative, Garden City, NY 

10/16/19 - Orange County Kindergarten Transition Summit, Newburgh, NY

10/19/19 - Child Care Solutions, Inc., Syracuse, NY

10/25/19 - United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area, Utica, NY

10/29/19 - The North Country Alliance for Early Childhood Education of Jefferson and Lewis, Watertown, NY - register here.

November 2019                                       

11/7/19 - Wayne County Partnership for Strengthening Families, Newark, NY


The Council was awarded an $8.7 million one-year (2019) Preschool Development Birth to Five grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. You can read the Council grant proposal.

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NYSB5 Resources

Supported by
Grant Number 90TP001901-01

from the U.S. Department of Health
and Human Services, Administration
for Children and Families, Office of
Child Care.  Its contents are solely
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Care, the Administration for Children
and Families or the U.S. Department
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