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, Teacher Aides, and Clerks are required to obtain a Child Development Permit through the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, and must do 21 hours of professional development each year. For more information on Child Development Permits, follow this link:
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 - 5 stars
A.L. Conner - 5 stars
McCord - 4 stars
Dunlap - 4 stars
Lincoln - 4 stars
Silas Bartsch - 5 stars
Great Western - 4 stars
Information about Early Stars Quality Rating System and the components of a quality program can be found at -