Only school districts and Head Start agencies can apply for approval to operate pre-elementary schools.
This application is administered in compliance with the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development Regulations, Chapter 60, 4AAC 60.036. The application must be submitted by the school district or Head Start agency seeking to operate a pre-elementary school at least 30 days before the student start-date of the school. Annually, not later than September 15, an approved pre-elementary school must submit an application for renewal of department approval with a completed assurances form.
If your organization oversees any sites in addition to its main office, enter the location, number of hours children are served, and whether the site is also child care licensed (yes or no) for each site in the field below. If correspondence is to be directed to individual sites, provide contact information for each site as well.
Information for each site should be on its own line and separated by semi-colons.
Example: Alaska Town Site; 4.5; yes; email@example.com
(Check all that apply)
(For programs operating multiple sites, please indicate the earliest first day of operation and the latest last day of operation.)
To determine enrollment numbers, use student ages as of the first day of school.
Upon submitting this application you will be redirected to a new page with a downloadable signature form.Your application is not complete until the Department of Education and Early Development Receives the signed signature form.
Reminder: only school districts and Head Start agencies can apply for approval to operate pre-elementary schools.
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