This research aims to identify the levels of problems that pre-school teachers have experienced
while applying the 2013 pre-school education program. Having a quantitative research design,
the research used screening model. The population of the research holds a total of 600 preschool
teachers working at Kahramanmaras province center in 2015-2016 academic year. The
sample consisted of 284 pre-school teachers who were selected by "simple random sampling"
method. Independent groups t-test, one way analysis of variance (ANOVA) and LSD
significance test were used during data analysis. Research results have revealed that pre-school
teachers have experienced various problems in implementing the 2013 pre-school education
program at the level of ‘never’. A significant difference has been identified between the levels of
the problems encountered by the pre-school teachers when applying the education program and the, the educational status; whereas no significant difference has been noted in terms of
gender and seniority.