Texas Early Education Model (TEEM)
Prekindergarten School Readiness
Texas Education Agency (TEA) is pleased to inform you that the
following applications have been preliminarily selected
to receive a grant for the Texas Early Education Model (TEEM) Prekindergarten School Readiness grant program.
The purpose of this program is to work with the State Center for Early Childhood Development (SCECD) to improve the school readiness of at-risk preschool children. The SCECD has developed a system for use in certifying the effectiveness of prekindergarten programs in preparing children for school. Applicants must be willing to:
(1) expand integrating work with other local agencies to better serve children;
(2) implement the Texas Early Education Model (TEEM), the SCECD's tested research-based framework, to improve school readiness services provided to young children; and
(3) participate fully in the Texas School Readiness Certification System activities.