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Welcome to Prekindergarten... the Right Beginning

... the official website of the Prekindergarten Program for Children with Disabilities in Miami-Dade Public Schools, Miami, FL. We serve children, ages 3 to 5 years old, with disabilities in 204 classrooms in 104 schools around the district. Our contact information can be found at the bottom of each page of this site.



The Prekindergarten Programs for Children with Disabilites is proud to recognize
the Pre-K Teachers from Coral Park Elementary,
Ms. Jeanie Verde was selected as Teacher of the Year and
Ms. Marilyn Masferrer was selected as Beginning Teacher of the Year



Don't forget that all e-mails to teachers from the Pre-K SPED office and pertinent Weekly Briefings are posted under the For Teachers menu.

  • Complete the PreK Guide for considering AT. This is a one page yes/no checklist found at Appendix J3. This must be completed for all students transitioning to Kindergarten, except those who already have a current ATIP. Email all forms that have 4 or more "no" answers to Deanna Decario and Dearta Smith

  • Friday, November 14 is the end of the first grading period

  • Review IEP annual goals and complete SPED EMS Progress Report (Marking Period 1) print, attach to progress report (Appendix R2) and send home on Monday, November 17

  • Set up Parent Conferences to review Progress Reports

  • Complete all RTs for transitioning students, as needed

Recent Updates

New Progress Reports for the 2014-2015 school year have been posted in the Teacher Handbook under Appendix R

Dr. Chiarella from Palm Springs North Elementary shared her experience with the Space Foundation and Civil Air Patrol for more see What New

Teachers from across the district took part in the 7th Annual Information & Classroom Prep Day. Photos from the event are in the Photo Gallery.



Tip of the Month

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