Sonoma County Office of Education

Early Childhood Education

TK Resources

Sonoma County TK Documents
Available as PDFs
Highlights of a Strong TK Program
Kindergarten Continuance Informational Document
Kindergarten Continuance Form
Number of Instructional Minutes for TK
Sonoma County Transitional Kindergarten Stipend Program
Sonoma County TK Handbook
Sonoma County TK Parent Brochure | Spanish version
Sonoma County TK Parent FAQ | Spanish version
TK Length of Day Summary
Verification of Educator Experience Form (pdf)

State TK Documents
Available as PDFs
Alignment of Preschool Learning Foundations/Early Education Resources
Transitional Kindergarten Implementation Guide


Resource Links

California Kindergarten Association
The mission of the California Kindergarten Association is to foster the development of the whole child by promoting best practices in teaching and learning.

California Preschool Learning Foundations
The Preschool Learning Foundations, Volumes 1-3, outline the knowledge and skills that most young children can achieve through interactions, instruction, and environments that promote early learning and development.

CCSESA: TK Professional Resource Guide for Administrators
The guide provides a comprehensive list of online resources in the following areas:

  1. Developmentally Appropriate Teaching and Learning
  2. Professional Development and Articulation
  3. Family and Community Engagement
  4. Transitional Kindergarten Policy, Reports and Resources

CDE: Kindergarten in California
This page on the CDE website provides details regarding California law and information related to admission to kindergarten.

CDE: Transitional Kindergarten FAQs
CDE provides answers to frequently asked questions regarding California state law regarding Transitional Kindergarten.

CPIN North Coast
California Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN) provides professional development and technical assistance to preschool teachers and administrators to ensure preschool children are ready for school. The North Coast regional staff provide assistance to early childhood educators in Sonoma County.

Early Edge California
Early Edge focuses on the earliest foundational steps on the path to college and careers – from birth to third grade. Kindergarten readiness is one of this organization’s goals.

First 5 Sonoma County
First 5 Sonoma County invests in Sonoma County’s youngest children by funding programs and services that promote, support, and improve the early development of children from the prenatal stage through age five.

TK California
This website offers resources and information on California’s transitional kindergarten implementation.