Initial and renewal UPK program applications must be submitted online. The Agency of Education and the Department for Children and Families will review applications, determine eligibility and notify applicants within 30 business days. UPK prequalified status begins on the date of approval, and expires three years on June 30th of the year of renewal. Please note that you must complete the application using a Windows operating system. Apple products are not compatible.
- Application Checklist for Universal PreK Prequalified Education Program Approval - Please review this five-page document to make sure you have all the information you need before you apply.
- Application to become a Prequalified Prekindergarten Education Program - This application is for first-time applicants and renewals. If you've completed the Readiness Checklist, it should take about 30 minutes to complete.
For information about new or renewal applications, please contact the Agency of Education at AOE.UPK@vermont.gov.