Updated Trainer Approval Program (TAP) Manual

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.

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.

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.

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.

Shared Services Alliance

Helping the early childhood field achieve financial sustainability and strong child outcomes  through Shared Services.

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.

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.

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.

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