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The Early Stages evaluation centers are closed and following the DCPS modified schedule in place to help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). However, our staff are still available, and we will continue our regular work with children and families as much as possible until we fully reopen. Please read our full guidance on what work will continue and what work will be rescheduled. We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to our continued work with you.

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Parent Workshops

Smiling father and son
Smiling father and son

If you are an organization wishing to host a parent workshop, or a parent who would like to organize a workshop at your child’s school or in partnership with another community organization, please contact Early Stages at [email protected].

The goal of these presentations is to educate and empower parents to be knowledgeable advocates for their children. You can expect each workshop to last between 30-60 minutes. Topics include:

  • Addressing Challenging Behaviors 
  • Early Childhood Developmental Milestones
  • An Overview of Special Education
  • The Importance of Early Intervention and an Overview of Early Stages
  • Trauma and Resilience in Children
  • Family Engagement

To read descriptions of these workshops, please visit our Professional Development page.