Friday, January 9, 2009
Universal Pre-K (for 4-year-olds) Slots Are Still Available!
Parents should contact individual programs to confirm seat availability and to register but the following tools noted below are available to help families find UPK programs with available seats:
Families can call 311 and ask for a UPK program in their neighborhood.
Call a toll free number (888) 469-5999 and speak with a parent counselor; NYCMap lets families search for UPK programs with available seats close to their home, work or school. Families can log on to www.nyc.gov, click on the “Universal Pre-K” hand icon, click on “locate a program,” and enter an address, and
The DOE Web site has a directory of programs with available seats at (http://schools.nyc.gov/ChoicesEnrollment/PreK/default.htm).
To assist with your outreach, a flyer has been created for your use. The flyers are available in English, Spanish and Chinese. To help target areas with the most vacancies, attached are updated maps of vacant slots by zip codes.