The transition to Kindergarten is a big milestone for young children and their families. For children, it means meeting new teachers and friends, adapting to a different and often larger hustling and bustling environment, and adjusting to new rules and expectations. For families, the transition can bring about a variety of emotions. To support children's transition to Kindergarten, the Kindergarten Readiness CAN has adopted the Ready Freddy™ approach, developed by the University of Pittsburgh's Office of Child Development. 

If your child will be 5 years old by August 31, 2018, click here to learn more about the steps you need to take to enroll your child in Kindergarten.


The Ready Freddy™ initiative is designed to increase on-time Kindergarten registration and attendance, enhance children's transition to Kindergarten, and help families become more engaged with school. It is unique in that the initiative brings together all of the necessary elements and participants for a quality transition.

Visit this page often to learn more about how Ready Freddy™ is supporting children's transition to Kindergarten in Forsyth County, NC! 

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