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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 mid-year PELI

  • Schedule ESY meetings with parents

  • Administer VPK mid-year assessment for all VPK role models (Jan 4 - Feb 4)

  • Update all ATIPs in the "Results" section and email the following:
    Communication: Deanna DeCario & Dearta Smith
    Behavior/Social Skills: Kathy Velazquez & Claudia Monsalve
    Ind. Functioning: Laura Seminario

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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