The majority of this year’s guests will be celebrating Pre-K Week in-person, but from some, we have virtual participation! We sincerely appreciate all of those who took the time to honor Georgia’s Pre-K Program, whether out in the community or right here on our screens. Happy #GaPreKWeek!

Welcome to Georgia Pre-K Week 2022!

Super Bowl Champion, former UGA football player, and literacy advocate Malcolm Mitchell wrote this year’s official Pre-K Book selection, “Hey Georgia”. He’s here to kick off the week with us!


Governor Brian Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp are here with a special message and to read this year’s official Pre-K Week book, “Hey, Georgia” by Malcolm Mitchell.


Special Guests:

Check out these videos from special guests! Whether it’s a brief message for Georgia’s Pre-K or a virtual storytime — these local leaders have created something just for you!

Additional Resources

“DECAL Download” Podcast
Episode 57 – Georgia Pre-K Week 2022

From the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning:
This year DECAL and Voices for Georgia’s Children are celebrating the 12th Annual Georgia’s Pre-K Week, October 3-7…our thirtieth year offering Pre-K to students and families here in Georgia. Joining us to talk about Georgia Pre-K Week is State Representative Sharon Cooper, representing District 43 and the East Cobb County area, a frequent guest reader in Georgia’s Pre-K Program classrooms through the years; Polly McKinney, with Voices for Georgia’s Children and Susan Adams, Deputy Commissioner for Georgia’s Pre-K Program and Instructional Supports.

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