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School Readiness Integration (SRI) Specialist

Description

Each of the 20 Education Service Centers (ESC) employ an SRI specialist that provides professional development, training, and technical assistance to early childhood education providers within the ESC region. The SRI will coordinate the implementation of the Texas Kindergarten Readiness System (KRS) formerly known as the Texas School Readiness Certification System (SRCS) which evaluates the effectiveness of prekindergarten, Head Start, and community-based licensed child care programs in preparing children for kindergarten. Additionally, the position will strive to maintain a cost-effective School Readiness Integration (SRI) model that brings together school districts, child care providers, and Head Start programs to prepare prekindergarten children for transition into school.

Funding

FY 2012:

  • State $1,200,000
  • TWC $1,000,000

FY 2013:

  • TWC $1,000,000

Laws and Rules

  •  General Appropriations Act (GAA), Article VII, Rider 27, 82nd Texas Legislature, 2011

Resources

Partnership Resources

Sample Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Examples

Contacts

Department of Federal and State Education Policy
512-936-6060

Program Contact:
Howard Morrison, howard.morrison@tea.state.tx.us

Page last modified on 10/4/2013 10:55:16 AM.