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Universal Preschool Update - March 31, 2023

CO Universal Preschool Update: Colorado Department of Early Childhood and Colorado Department of Education

This joint message from CDEC and CDE will provide periodic updates on issues related to the implementation of Universal Preschool Colorado and serving students with disabilities within the new preschool system.

March 31, 2023

Questions and Answers from the March 16 Town Hall Meeting

CDEC and CDE developed answers to most of the questions posed at the March 16 Town Hall meeting for school district and BOCES leaders. View the Qs and As here.

Answers to some of the questions are still being developed. While the match date has been extended for the first round of UPK to ensure the process accommodates the needs of all families and providers, we will continue to work on answering these questions and will include answers in a future update from CDEC and CDE.

UPK Town Hall Meeting Schedule

CDEC and CDE will hold Virtual Town Hall meetings on the following dates. Look for meeting invitations in your email with the Zoom meeting links.

  • 8 to 9 a.m. on Friday, April 14
  • 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday, April 28
  • 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 12
  • 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 26
  • 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday, June 9