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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 209 classrooms in 106 schools around the district. Our contact information can be found at the bottom of each page of this site.





Don't forget to visit the Teacher Handbook for detailed information about program guidelines, documentation, and timelines.

  • REVIEW each child's IEP.

  • COMPLETE Class List (Appendix A2) and email to your staffing specialist

  • NOTIFY SLP, OT, and PT of students in your class with therapies on their IEP.

  • CHECK online BDI2 database for entry assessments and notify Deanna DeCario or Stephanie Rad of any students who do not appear in BDI2 MDS database.

  • ADMINISTER VPK pre-test for all VPK role models during assessment period one (8/21/17-9/19/17) [inclusion teachers ONLY]



PreK SLP Newsletter

SLP Newsletter January 2016

Recent Updates

A printable copy of fall edition PreK SPED News is available in the PK News Archive.

The Photo Gallery has images from our Professional Development Day Para Training

Teachers, please complete the Opening of Schools Survey to assist in gathering feedback and improving our ability to provide support.



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