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.

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.

Child Care Information for Families

My Child Care DC helps families discover child care options in one click. Accessible by mobile phone, at https://MyChildCareDC.org.

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.

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.

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.

ConnectDC

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.

Attendance Counts

Every Day Counts! is a citywide effort initiated by Mayor Bowser to ensure every student attends school every day.

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