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Office of Early Learning Webinar Series

The NYSED Office of Early Learning offers a P-3 webinar series that is focused on resources and tools for classroom teachers, school administrators, and P-3 educators. All events will be open to the public and free.  Please check this page for future and recorded events.

2024 P3 Webinar Series

The Office of Early Learning hosted a series of webinars that focused on best practices in Prekindergarten through Third Grade.

2024 P3 Webinar Series Overview

The Value of Play - Play Based Learning for P-3 Students

Thursday, January 25, 2024

This webinar is designed to help teachers and administrators understand the value of play in children’s development and learning. Play-based learning is a multifaceted approach that helps children work toward learning goals and meet developmental expectations.

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Value of Play Webinar Documents


Best Practices for UPK Collaboration Webinar

The Best Practices for UPK Collaboration webinar, which took place on March 13th, 2024, provides an overview of best practices for districts as they seek to partner with Community Based Organizations (CBOs) to provide prekindergarten programming. Presenters from the Office of Early Learning were joined by district and CBO representatives from Whitney Point CSD to share insights on building successful prekindergarten programs with agencies in the community. 

Questions and Answers

Social Emotional Learning in the P-3 Classroom

Social Emotional Learning in the P-3 Classroom, which took place on May 15, 2024, explores inspiring examples from districts that have embraced Social Emotional Learning, delving into the benefits it brings to both students and educators. Topics include creating nurturing environments, enhancing academic outcomes, and building a foundation for lifelong well-being in our schools.

Presentation Slides

New York State-Administered Prekindergarten Application Webinar 2024 - 2025 - Coming Soon

The New York State Administered Prekindergarten Application Webinar will provide guidance and support for the accurate completion and timely approval of the State Administered Prekindergarten Application. For further support, please reach out to the Office of Early Learning at OEL@nysed.gov.

New York State Administered Prekindergarten Final Report Webinar 2024 - 2025 - Coming Soon

The New York State Administered Prekindergarten Final Report Webinar 2023-2024 will provide guidance and support for accurate completion and timely approval of the Universal Prekindergarten Final Report for State-Administered prekindergarten programs. Final Reports are submitted annually in the NYSED Business Portal and reviewed for approval by the Office of Early Learning (OEL). This webinar discusses the purpose, important dates, who should complete a final report, and how to complete it.  For further support, please reach out to the Office of Early Learning at OEL@nysed.gov.

New York State Administered Prekindergarten Fiscal Guidance Webinar Series

FS-10 – Proposed Budget Webinar

This presentation provides guidance and support for accurate completion and timely approval of the FS-10 Proposed Budget form for state administered prekindergarten programs.  The webinar was presented and recorded on May 3, 2023.

The following documents are referenced in this webinar:

 

FS-10-A – Amendment Webinar

This presentation provides guidance and support for accurate completion and timely approval of the FS-10A form for state administered prekindergarten programs. The webinar was presented and recorded on March 3, 2023.

The following documents are referenced in this webinar:

NYS Administered Prekindergarten Fiscal Guidance Webinar Series - Reporting in the Student Information Repository System (SIRS)

The 2023-2024 PreK Child Counts Reporting Deadline and Guidance on Reporting UPK and SUFDPK Children in SIRS webinar provides guidance and support for the PreK Child Counts Reporting Deadline and Coding Children in SIRS.

This webinar discusses where to submit Child Counts, when to submit Child Counts, and how to properly code students being funded by New York State UPK.

For further support, please reach out to the Office of Early learning at OEL@nysed.gov.