Becoming a Georgia’s Pre-K Program Provider
Becoming a Georgia’s Pre-K Program Provider - The first steps in becoming a provider, the requirements and guidelines to adhere to, and application information.
Summary: Read about how to become a Georgia’s Pre-K Program provider, the guidelines that must be met, and the application information.
Applies to: Providers, Pre-K Application, Pre-K Provider’s Operating Guidelines
Georgia Pre-K Application
The 2017-2018 Georgia’s Pre-K Program Application will be posted on March 27, 2017.
Mail completed application to:
Bright from the Start:
Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
Pre-K Application Enclosed
2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, SE
Suite 754, East Tower
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Child care centers with licensed capacity for 22 children, local school systems, charter schools, and other public institutions (e.g. universities, military bases) are eligible to apply.
The Pre-K application details the requirements for providers and gives information on the funding process. Additional information on requirements and
funding can be found in the
Providers' Operating Guidelines.
The 2017-2018 Pre-K Application Package for new programs will be posted on March 27, 2017. Once the application is posted, you can review and download by clicking
All new applicants will be notified by mail after the Georgia General Assembly approves and the Govenor signs the state budget. This process usually takes
place in late spring.
To ensure program compliance and quality service, all Pre-K providers must be familiar with and implement the current school year
Pre-K Providers' Operating Guidelines. This
document is intended to reduce paperwork, to provide clarity, and to offer guidance to current and new Pre-K providers.