The Friends of the National Arboretum (FONA) is partnering with DC Child Care Connections to bring Falling in Love with Learning to FONA’s annual Fall Festival and Bulb Sale located on the grounds of the National Arboretum. Join us for this family-friendly event for children ages 2 to 12 celebrating the intersection between science and nature.
DC Child Care Connections presents the Harambee Event Series: A Celebration of Families and Communities Learning Together. Information about our May Events is now available!
OSSE in collaboration with grantees – the Building and Sustaining Quality in Early Care and Education (BSQECE) and the Quality Improvement Network (QIN) – has compiled a compendium of current efforts and resources to support the business practices of child development centers and homes.
The recently updated Trainer Approval Program (TAP) Manual is now available on the Office of the State Superintendent of Education’s (OSSE) TAP webpage.
Keep up-to-date on the Coronavirus in the DC area. Find resources on food programs, school resources and activities just for kids.
The health, safety, and security of our children and child care staff are everlasting concerns and critical factors in early learning and development.
We have worked with community partners to identify a series of daily resources and activities from nationally-recognized organizations that families can use to keep children engaged and to continue the learning process. All resources are developmentally appropriate for the ages specified and are aligned to the DC Early Learning Standards.
View this document visit the links to access all the resources available to parents and families during this time.
American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 66,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
The District of Columbia understands the importance of fostering children’s social and emotional growth, promoting positive behavior, and preventing the escalation of behaviors that may lead to suspension and expulsion of children from birth to age 5 in child development facilities.