The mission of the Child and Family Services Department is to prepare children to be successful in school by building a strong home-school connection with parents to support their children through educational and school readiness activities and to support the statewide early childhood community through professional development training and resources.OverviewThe Child and Family Services Department consists of programs that serve children and families throughout the Washoe County School District and the Early Childhood statewide community. This department consists of the following programs; Early Childhood Education, The Nevada Registry and the Nevada Pre-K Standards/Early Learning Guidelines programs.Each of the programs is distinctive and serves different areas that support children, families and early childhood educators. The Nevada Registry and the Nevada Pre-K Standards/ Early Learning Guidelines programs provide professional development for early childhood educators on a statewide basis.Please click on the links on the side of this page to access information about each of the programs and discover who we are, what we do, and how our programs make a difference for the children and families in the Washoe County School District.
For information about Pre-K enrollment for the 2023-2024 school year, please contact our enrollment team at 775-333-3731 ext. 0
Kindergarten Enrollment!It is time to enroll in Kindergarten in the Washoe County School District!
If your child is five years old on or before August 1, 2024, they can enroll in kindergarten for the upcoming school year. Kindergarten is incredibly important for your student's education because it provides a strong foundation for reading, math, social-emotional development and interacting with their peers. All WCSD elementary schools offer free, all-day kindergarten for children who live within the district and meet the necessary age requirements. For more information about enrollment and to help your child prepare for kindergarten, visit www.washoeschools.net/kinder.
Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web-Accessibility
The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation in any of its educational programs/activities, employment, and employment opportunities. For the District's full Notice of Non-Discrimination statement as well as methods to address questions and concerns please visit our Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility page.For more information, visit the Civil Rights Compliance Department page.
El Distrito prohíbe la intimidación, la intimidación cibernética, el acoso, el acoso sexual, la discriminación y / o las represalias en cualquiera de sus programas / actividades educativas, empleo y oportunidades de empleo. Para obtener la declaración completa del Aviso de No Discriminación del Distrito, así como los métodos para abordar preguntas e inquietudes, visite nuestra página de Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility
Para más información visite Civil Rights Compliance Department page.