oec: School Readiness
Grants and Subsidies

School Readiness


A state-funded Office of Early Childhood initiative develops a network of school readiness programs to:


  • Significantly increase the number of spaces in accredited and/or approved programs for young children to provide access to high-quality school readiness programs;
  • Significantly increase the number of full-day, full-year spaces to meet family needs; and
  • Share cost for school readiness among the state and its various agencies, the communities and families

Overview of the School Readiness Program [PDF]


General Policy (GP) Documents


Summary of FY15 School Readiness Expansion [PDF]


Priority and Competitive School District List

New School Readiness Liaison Orientation [PPT]

School Readiness Co-Chair Orientation [PPT]




RFP Description

Due Date

School Readiness Grant


RFP number: 053/054


Provide quality preschool access to children in School Readiness Communities


Contact: Andrea Brinnel, Program Manager


Phone Number:  860-500-4426


Agency:  Office of Early Childhood / Division of Early Care and Education


Bidderís Conference:  N/A


Deadline date:  May 17, 2017

  • RFP 053/054 - pdf
May 17, 2017 
 Call 860-500-4426 for further information.

Links/Other Resources




Andrea Brinnel: andrea.brinnel@ct.gov, 860-500-4426


Connecticut Office of Early Childhood

Division of Early Care and Education
165 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
Fax: (860)326-0562

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