The Council for Exceptional Children is a professional association of educators dedicated to advancing the success of children with exceptionalities. We accomplish our mission through advocacy, standards, and professional development.
Council for Exceptional Children
Council for Professional Recognition
The Council for Professional Recognition promotes improved performance and recognition of professionals in the early childhood education of children ages birth to 5 years old.
Advocates for Justice
Advocates for Justice and Education seeks to empower families, youth, and the community to be effective advocates to ensure that children and youth, particularly those who have special needs, receive access to appropriate education and health services.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.
Professional Development Information System
The Professional Development Information System (PDIS) is an online system that allows early childhood staff in the District of Columbia to access training and professional development offered by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) and its partners.
My Child Care DC
My Child Care DC is a place for parents to access meaningful information about child care in DC at their fingertips. You can search for licensed child care, browse and compare child care options, and learn about helpful early learning resources. Start browsing now!
Shared Services Alliance
Helping the early childhood field achieve financial sustainability and strong child outcomes through Shared Services.
Early Childhood Share DC
The one-stop resource for early childhood professionals in the District of Columbia.
Created by the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO), ConnectDC works to bridge this digital divide by making technology easier to use, more accessible, more affordable, and more relevant to the everyday lives of District residents.
Books from Birth
DC Public Library wants to make reading with your child fun and easy. That’s why the Library is launching Books from Birth, a program that mails all enrolled kids in D.C. a free book each month from birth until they turn five.