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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.

Bunny Cakes Read for the Record

On October 21st, classes around the district are invited to participate in Jumpstart's Read for the Record and become a part of the world's largest Shared Reading experience.

Individuals interested in participating can visit the Jumpstart site and pledge to read. On the site, they can also find activities and online versions of the book to share with your class on computers, iphones, and tablets.

Bunny Cakes Read for the Record

Yvette DiBello of E.W.F. Stirrup has created a Bunny Cakes flipchart activity that can be used with the ActivInspire Promethean software.

After the event, we will be adding pictures to our photo gallery of classrooms that participated in the Bunny Cakes Read Aloud.



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.

  • Update Class LIst (Appendix A3) and send it to your Staffing Specialist via email and/or school mail to 9614

  • Complete all pre-test classroom assessments. See Review of Assessment Requirements in Appendix U

  • Complete all assessment summary charts for the BDI2 and PELI and send to evaga@dadeschools.net by Friday, October 24

  • Begin transition activities for exiting 5 year olds

  • Update any IEPs and Matrix due in October

Recent Updates

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

Dolores Mendoza reminded us to "“Keep your eyes on the future, your mind in the present, and stay in touch with past” in her Goodbye Message

Sheila Miguel shared several resources for developing AAC goals which can be found on the Links for AT page



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