Are you an early childhood educator? Click here to learn more about a variety of topics including developmentally appropriate practice, family engagement, summer learning, technology and young children, obesity prevention and play.
This is the landing page for referrals to the Early Intervention Program. Run through the Office of the State Superintendent of Education, this page is a great place to start if you think a child you know may have a developmental delay.
These newsletters have valuable information for parents of children who receive services through Early Stages. They contain tips and advice for coping with delays and helping children succeed.
Early Stages offers free developmental screenings and evaluations for children between the ages of 2 years 8 months and 5 years 10 months who live in the District of Columbia. They help identify any delays that your child may have and arrange services to address them. If you have any concerns...
Do you work with young children from a variety of diverse backgrounds and families? This project from NAEYC describes methods to effectively engage diverse families.
This campaign by the DC Department of the Environment is dedicated to educating residents about the District law that requires all children get screened for lead exposure at both 1 and 2 years of age.
Temporary Cash Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) provides cash assistance to needy families with dependent children when available resources do not fully address the family's needs and while preparing program participants for independence through work. This website explains program...
The DC Public Charter School Board operates this searchable website to help families locate charter schools that meet their needs. Families can search by school name, ward, zip code, grade, school type, school focus and performance tier.
The DC Public Schools operates this searchable website to help families locate DCPS schools that meet their needs. Families can search by grade level, program and ward.