PreK-Grade 2

This section provides information on standards, curriculum and assessment, and professional development resources to support the teaching and learning of children from Prekindergarten through Grade 2.

For all of us, the goal is to promote children’s learning and development both now and as a foundation for future success.  The Division of Early Childhood offers information and resources to support everyone who is involved in achieving this goal for all of Maryland’s children.

Meeting the Challenge: Maryland’s Early Learning Response to COVID-19

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Information

Download information on Maryland’s Pre-Kindergarten programs…

… and Maryland’s public kindergarten programs:

Coming soon: Applications for the Pre Kindergarten Expansion Grants and the Maryland State Prekindergarten Program will be coming out soon. A link to the applications will be posted shortly.

Questions can be submitted to

FY 2022 Prekindergarten Grant Technical Assistance Webinar Resources (3/23/2021)