Empowering Early Childhood Educators

Professional Learning Program

Through our no-cost seminars, workshops, coaching and credentialing, Pre-K 4 SA’s comprehensive Professional Learning Program is measurably increasing the number of highly skilled preschool through 3rd grade early childhood educators throughout San Antonio.

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What Makes Continuing Education at Pre-K 4 SA Better?

The continuing education provided by Pre-K 4 SA is so powerful because the program is designed for early childhood educators by early childhood educators. Our teaching is based on best practices and aligned to national standards. It is relevant, it is practical and it is immediately impactful in your classroom. And most of all, if you’re an early childhood educator, it’s just for you.

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Child Development Associate Program

Pre-K 4 SA’s Professional Learning Department offers a course to assist adult learners in obtaining the coursework to be eligible to apply for a Preschool Child Development Associate Credential. This nationally recognized credential is a crucial step to advance in early childhood education. Following a quality review of Pre-K 4 SA’s training and student services, the Council for Professional Recognition awarded Pre-K 4 SA the prestigious CDA Gold Standard.

CDA Gold Standard

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News & Updates


San Antonio’s city-funded Pre-K program and Edgewood ISD approve partnership

The governing boards of Edgewood Independent School District and Pre-K 4 SA each approved an agreement Tuesday to operate Gardendale Elementary School as an in-district...

SA2020: Education And Workforce Goals Overlap In San Antonio

What challenges does the San Antonio area face when it comes to education and workforce opportunities? How do they influence each other?

What if All Children Had Access to Pre-K 4 SA?

A few weeks ago, Julián Castro, former mayor of San Antonio and U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Obama, announced that he’s...

Report: Students In Pre-K 4 SA Scored Better On State Tests, Missed Fewer Days Of School

The first study measuring the impact of Pre-K 4 SA is out, with glowing reviews for San Antonio’s locally-funded preschool program.