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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.

ATIA 2015 Technology Conference

Cynthia Wheeler (InD teacher from Arcola Lakes Elementary) and Laura Seminario (title) presented a one hour session entitled "Adapting Songs for PreKindergarten Exceptional Children" at the Assistive Technology Industry Association conference in Orlando, Florida on January 30th. As part of their presentation, adapted books and materials were discussed and on display for The Wheels on the Bus, Five Green and Speckled Frogs, and Five Little Monkeys.





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.

  • Prepare for transition to kindergarten staffings. Begin post-test classroom assessments for students transitioning to kindergarten.

  • Send parent notifications for transitions in a timely manner and remember to get input from OT, PT, and SLP.

  • Continue to complete and print post-test classroom assessments and assessment summary charts for students transitioning to kindergarten and students returning to Pre-K

  • Send home ESE parent surveys

  • June, July, and August IEPs must be completed prior to June 4

Recent Updates

The Role Model Packet for 2015-2016 has been updated in the Teacher Handbook

The POST Assessment form in the Teacher Handbook has been updated.

The PreK team from Coral Park Elementary was selected as Teacher of the Year and Beginning Teacher of the Year



Tip of the Month

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