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EPICS System

Effective July 1, 2017, the New Mexico PreK website will only display information for CYFD PreK providers. To access the EPICS system, click here: CYFD EPICS system.  All PED PreK providers should visit the following link: Click here for PED PreK

Questions about your student's registration or enrollment in a NM PreK program?

If you have questions about your student’s registration or enrollment in a NM PreK program, please contact the program or school that your student will be attending

PreK Database questions?

If you are a NM PreK program and have database questions, please call ECSC Database Services at (505) 277-0469 or 1-855-NMDATA (663-2821)

The State of New Mexico PreK Initiative

New Mexico PreK is a voluntary program funded by the state of New Mexico. The PreK program began in 2005 to ensure that every child in New Mexico has the opportunity to attend a high quality early childhood education program before going to kindergarten.

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The Purpose of New Mexico PreK

  • Increase access to voluntary high-quality pre-kindergarten programs
  • Provide developmentally appropriate activities for New Mexico children
  • Expand early childhood community capacity
  • Support linguistically and culturally appropriate curriculum
  • Focus on school readiness

Teachers carefully plan indoor and outdoor activities based on what children need to learn in seven areas:

  • Listening, language, reading, and writing
  • Science
  • Counting, shapes, sorting and measuring
  • Coordination, hygiene, health, and well-being
  • Art, music, and movement
  • Independence, problem-solving, thinking and perseverance
  • Appropriate behavior, social skills and being a part of a group

You won’t see children sitting quietly at desks in a PreK classroom. PreK children are active – busy – working.

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PreK CYFD Sites

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PreK Students In SY17

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PreK PED Sites

Active NM PreK Provider Map

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PreK Observational Assessment Tools

Click below to access New Mexico’s PreK Observational Assessment Tools Training Program.

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Contact Us Below

University of New Mexico
PullTogether: Let's make New Mexico the best place to be a kid
CYFD - New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department

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