Family Connections

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.

Change in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C Eligibility Criteria

This memorandum describes the changes in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C eligibility criteria.

DC Child Care and Development Fund State Plan FFY 2019-21

The CCDF is the primary federal funding source for states to assist and support low-income working parents and those engaged in education and job training activities with securing subsidized child care. The CCDF emphasizes the importance of quality child care for all children and sets parameters for how federal funds should be invested for these efforts.

Learn DC

LearnDC is a one-stop source for information and resources about education that create opportunities for DC students in college, careers and life.

Georgetown Center for Continuing and Professional Education/Early Intervention

The Georgetown University Certificate in Early Intervention prepares you to develop a system of services and support for infants, toddlers, and young children with disabilities or delays in development. You’ll benefit from advanced training in comprehensive, evidence-based early intervention practices, including a “system of care” approach to the delivery of services.

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.

McKinney-Vento

The mission of the Homeless Children and Youth Program is to ensure free, appropriate, public educational opportunities for all homeless children and youth; to provide technical assistance to schools, shelters and the community; and to heighten homeless awareness, locally.

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