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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.

Celebrate the Week of the Young Child
from April 10-16

The PreKindergarte Program for Children with Disabilities invites everyone to join the National Association for the Education of Young Children in celebrating early learning, younch children, their teachers, and families during the Week of the Young Child.


Week of the Young Child


Monday, April 10, 2016

Music Monday

Through music, children develop math, language, and literacy skills - All while having fun and being active! This year’s song is “One Love,” as performed by Aaron Nigel Smith and the One World Chorus. You can record the song with the official lyrics, or make up your own unique version and share it on NAEYC's Facebook page or post to Twitter using the hashtag#woyc16.

Tuesday, April 11, 2016

Taco Tuesday

This fun, food-themed day is about more than just cheese and salsa. Cooking together connects math with literacy skills, science, and more. With the rise in childhood obesity, you can encourage healthy nutrition and fitness habits at home and in the classroom by creating your own healthy tacos and then share the recipes and photos of your creations onNAEYC's Facebook page or post to Twitter using the hashtag #woyc16.

Wednesday, April 12, 2016

Work Together Wednesday

When children build together they explore math and science concepts and develop their social and early literacy skills. Children can use any building material--from a fort of branches on the playground to a block city in the classroom, or a hideaway made from couch pillows at home Build and share pictures of children’s creations on NAEYC's Facebook page or Twitter using the #woyc16 hashtag.

Thursday, April 13, 2016

Artsy Thursday

Children develop creativity, social skills and fine motor skills with open-ended art projects where they can make choices, use their imaginations, and create with their hands. On Artsy Thursday celebrate the joy and learning children experience when engaged in creative art making. Use any materials - from crayons to paint, clay to crafts! Create and share a photos of your children’s creations on NAEYC's Facebook page or Twitter using the #woyc16hashtag.

Friday, April 14, 2016

Family Friday

Engaging and celebrating families is at the heart of supporting our youngest learners. NAEYC applauds family members’ role as young children’s first and most important teachers.  Share pictures and stories about your family on NAEYC's Facebook page or post to Twitter using the hashtag #woyc16 as we celebrate the unique role families play in their children's learning and development.




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 end of year testing and related assessment charts for children transitioning to Kindergarten

  • Complete progress reports for the second trimester and send home by March 9, 2016

  • Turn in follow-up assignment from Transition to Kindergarten PD

  • Prepare for and attend transition to Kindergarten meetings



PreK SLP Newsletter

SLP Newsletter January 2016
Parent Survey

Exceptional Student Education
Parent Survey


Recent Updates

The role model packet for the 2016-2017 school year has been added to the Teacher Handbook

The PreK SPED family is saddened to announce the passing of Zoila Vega.

Parents of students enrolled in a PreK SPED classroom during the 2015-2016 school year are invited to complete the ESE Parent Survey



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