Although the Arizona Department of Education does not endorse any one preschool curriculum, many early childhood programs choose to use a professionally developed curriculum that incorporates child centered, developmentally appropriate concepts with academic standards for literacy and numeracy. Other programs develop their own curriculum that incorporates these principles.
Click here to read the NAEYC Position Statement on Early Childhood Curriculum, Assessment, and Program Evaluation.
Early Childhood Education
Arizona Department of Education
1535 W. Jefferson Street, Bin #15
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Amy Corriveau, Deputy Associate Superintendent