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Georgia Pre-K Week for Pre-K Centers

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The seventh annual Georgia Pre-K Week invites you to join us October 2-6 for Georgia Pre-K Week 2017! The seven annual Georgia Pre-K Week will bring together people from across the state to celebrate the importance of Georgia's Pre-K program and the lives of Georgia's youngest learners.

On this page:

  1. Register for Pre-K Week 2017

  2. Hosting your own Pre-K Week Celebration

  3. Communication Tools

  4. FAQ


Register for Pre-K Week 2017

There are many benefits of participating, including materials and the chance to showcase your work to the community, including local, state, and business leaders.

By registering, you will receive:

  1. A Pre-K Week yard sign to show your support for early learning
  2. An entry to win one of several special prize packages
  3. Access to tools and information to help you host a successful Pre-K Week event

Hosting your own Pre-K Week Celebration

Hosting your own Pre-K Week celebration is easy! To get started, we strongly encourage you to start inviting your local business/community leaders to visit your center and read to your students during the week by utilizing our sample letter.

Local leaders who have visited centers in the past include:

  • Mayors
  • City Council Members
  • School Board Members
  • Superintendents
  • Local Businessmen
  • Firemen
  • Policemen
  • Members of the Armed Forces
  • Juvenile Court Judges

Once you have figured out who will be visiting your center during Pre-K Week, please let us know!

 


Communication Tools

Publicize your Pre-K Week celebrations! Post about your Georgia Pre-K Week experience using the hashtag #GaPreKWeek. Posting to social media sites like LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram helps spread the message about the importance of early education to a wider audience.  Keep checking back as this section will be updated with more resources soon!

Consider inviting local media and/or submitting a press release as well. Check out our media tips and sample press releases below:

In addition, make sure to be posting about your Pre-K Week events on social media with the hashtag #GaPreKWeek. Our social media toolkit makes it easy with memes, cover photos, profile pictures, and samples social shares!


Frequently Asked Questions

Why should our Pre-K center participate?

To ensure that early education remains a priority for our state and local leaders, it is important that every community understands and supports quality learning for all children. Your Pre-K center’s participation will open up the opportunity for leaders to get a first-hand look at the high quality early learning taken place at your center.

What is the official book for Pre-K Week 2017?

The Very Hungry Caterpiillar by Eric Carle is this year’s official book. You should, however, feel free to use any of the high-quality, age appropriate books listed by Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning.

How can we celebrate Pre-K Week?

1) Invite local leaders to visit your Pre-K center with our sample letter to raise awareness of the importance of quality early education.

2) Start planning some activities to do during Pre-K Week with your students! Be sure to check out this list of activities and lesson plans centered around this year’s official Pre-K Week Book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, for ideas.

3) Share your festivities! Our communication tools make it easy to promote your events and program.

Why am I being contacted by Georgia Power, Synovus or one of Pre-K Week’s community partners?

Where available, Georgia Power, Synovus, or one of our community partners may reach out to you to help you host a Pre-K Week celebration. We hope you will respond to one of these partners should they extend an invitation to help you in hosting your Pre-K Week event.

What should I do if I have more questions?

Email info@gaprekweek.com and Voices for Georgia's Children will respond as quickly as possible.

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