A list of useful links

2021 virtual family kindergarten preparation events

Families: Get ready for kindergarten with these 4 virtual events!
1. How to register for kindergarten
Thursday, January 21, 3-4 p.m.
Hosted by School District of Philadelphia

2. Children’s Scholarship Funds
Tuesday, February 9, 3-4pm
Hosted by Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia

3. Selecting the right school
Tuesday, March 16, 3-4 p.m.
Hosted by Great Philly Schools

4. Language support and early intervention services
Tuesday, Apr 6, 3-4 p.m.
Hosted by Institute on Disabilities at Temple University

For parents and caregivers

Career resources for Early Childhood Education (ECE)

Early Intervention Services

  • CAP4Kids Early Intervention
  • Early Intervention (EI) in PA: free services to help families with young children with developmental delays. Infant Toddler EI for children 0-3 and Elwyn SEEDS for children over 3 years old
  • Philadelphia Infant Toddler Early Intervention Services: EI services for developmentally at risk preschool children ages 0-3 years old
    •       Office of Child Development and Early Learning: 215-685-4646
    •       Office of Dispute Resolution if you are unhappy with EI services: 717-346-9320
  • Elwyn SEEDS (Special Education for Early Developmental Success): Early Intervention evaluation and services for children 3 to 5 years old
  • Learn the Signs. Act Early: CDC website outlining normal development from birth to 5 years old and what to do if you are worried about your child
  • CONNECT Early Intervention Hotline: Call 800-692-7288 to find early intervention services in counties throughout PA.