Early Childhood Education in Texas
At °Ä²Ê¿ª½±Íø, our goal is for all Texas children to enter school with the foundational knowledge and skills to be curious, confident and successful learners. In partnership with families, schools and communities, °Ä²Ê¿ª½±Íø provides support for effective and aligned early learning opportunities, policies and programs that:Ìý
- Support a highly-skilled early learning workforce
- Provide resources that engage and support development of young children
- Provide access to high-quality 3- and 4-year-old prekindergarten.Ìý
The Early Childhood Education Division at °Ä²Ê¿ª½±Íø has responsibility for the department's key early learning investments as determined by the Commissioner of Education and the state legislature.
A variety of Early Childhood Education information is available in the Frequently Asked Questions section.