Kings Canyon Unified School District

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Teacher Qualifications

All of our teaching staff is highly qualified and trained in early childhood development. Teachers are required to do 21 hours of professional development each year in order to remain current with the latest child development research and strategies.
 
  • 73% of our Lead Teachers have a B.S. degree in child development & 27% have an A.S. degree in child development
  • 25% of our Teacher Aides have a B.S. degree in child development % 75% have an A.S. degree in child development or a Teacher Permit
 
All KCUSD preschools participate in the Early Stars Quality Rating System for early childhood programs in Fresno County. Each site was awarded a high quality star rating:
 
Washington - 5 stars
Jefferson - 4 stars
A.L. Conner - 4 stars
McCord - 4 stars
Dunlap - 4 stars
 
Information about Early Stars Quality Rating System and the components of a quality program can be found at - www.earlystars.org