NC Pre-K Standards

  • NC Foundations for Early Learning and Development describes goals for all children's development and learning, no matter what program they may be served in, what language they speak, what disabilities they may have, or what home life circumstances they are growing up in. The document provides age-appropriate goals and developmental indicators for each age level - infant, toddler, and preschooler.  

    Foundations is also intended to be a guide for teaching. It is not a curriculum or checklist that is used to assess children's development and learning, but a resource to define the skills and abilities we want to support with the learning experiences we provide for children. Foundations outlines the standards for children from birth through age 5. 

    Click the following links to read more about the Pre-K standards: