Supporting School Transitions for Young Learners: Considerations in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

This fact sheet highlights promising practices and research-informed strategies that districts and schools can use to successfully and equitably transition young learners to the next school year. Transitioning to kindergarten and first grade are important early milestones to celebrate and to prepare for, but they may be challenging in the next school year. Children may need support from educators, who can share information about children’s early learning and development, and from families, who can become partners in their children’s early learning.