2021 Week of the Young Child Events

2021 Week of the Young Child Events

During the month of April, DC CCC is celebrating the Week of the Young Child, April 10-16, 2021. The Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration that honors young learners and those who teach them. DC CCC will be hosting the following events with partnering organizations to pay homage to children and their families.

April 2021 Harambee Series Events

Join us for three events taking place in April 2021!

Summary of Current Efforts to Support Business Practices

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.

Updated Trainer Approval Program (TAP) Manual

The recently updated Trainer Approval Program (TAP) Manual is now available on the Office of the State Superintendent of Education’s (OSSE) TAP webpage.

COVID-19 Resources for Families, Providers and Communities

Keep up-to-date on the Coronavirus in the DC area. Find resources on food programs, school resources and activities just for kids.

Child Care Recovery Best Practices

The health, safety, and security of our children and child care staff are everlasting concerns and critical factors in early learning and development.

Family Connections

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.

Family Connections April 2020 Resources

View this document visit the links to access all the resources available to parents and families during this time.

American Academy of Pediatrics

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.​

Promoting Positive Behavior to Prevent Suspensions and Expulsions

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.

1 2 3 5