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(617) 635-9000 www.bostonpublcischools.org

Boston School Committee
(617) 635-9014

English Language Learners
(617) 635-9435

Special Education
(617) 635-8599

Alternative Education
(617) 635-8035

Food and Nutrition Services
(617) 635-9144

Homeless Student Unit
(617) 635-8037

School Hotline (August and September)
(617) 635-9046

Transportation
(617) 635-9520

Childcare Choices of Boston:
Provides information on childcare, summer camps, before and after school programs and financial aid.
(617) 542-KIDS

Citywide Parents Council: Advocacy group for parents with children in the Boston Public Schools, including representatives elected from individual school parent councils.
(617) 635-9210

BOSTNET:
Provides information on Before and After School options.
(617) 720-1290

Boston Partners in Education:
Provides information and training on school volunteering.
(617) 451-6145

Childcare Choices of Boston:
Provides information on childcare, summer camps, before and after school programs and financial aid.
(617) 542-KIDS

Citywide Parents Council: Advocacy group for parents with children in the Boston Public Schools, including representatives elected from individual school parent councils.
(617) 635-9210

Federation for Children with Special Needs:
Provides advocacy, information and training.
(617) 236-7210

Citywide Parents Council: Advocacy group for parents with children in the Boston Public Schools, including representatives elected from individual school parent councils.
(617) 635-9210.

Parent Advisory Councils (PACs): Provide support, training and advocacy for parents along with a vehicle for providing input to BPS on policies and programs.

Sped PAC: For BPS families who have children with special needs.
(617) 635-7810

Mayor's Health Line: Provides advocacy and help getting health insurance or finding a doctor.

(617) 635-5050

Mayor's Office of New Bostonians: Provides support and referrals for immigrants and refugees.
(617) 635-2980

Mayor's Youthline: Staffed by trained teenagers who provide information about Boston youth services and activities. (617) 635-2240. Monday–Friday, noon–8 p.m.

Sped PAC: For BPS families who have children with special needs.
(617) 635-7810

www.HelpSteps.com: A free and confidential web-based database that allows you to search over 1,700 in-state agencies according to your need and location. You can find resources for housing, food, health, legal from any electronic device, computer or mobile phone. Boston Public Health Commission and Boston Children’s Hospital partnered and developed HelpSteps.com to become the go-to, online tool for finding local health and social services in Massachusetts.

1-800-847-0710

 

 

100 Activities for the Kindergarten Level
In depth activities to do with your child to encourage literacy development.

Family Education
Educates parents on general kindergarten expectations. There are also forums with advice from other parents.

Seussville

Includes interactive activities that are fun and educational for your child.

Jumpstart
Jumpstart's website has a monthly guide to school readiness, as well as other tools for families.

Triad
More information about the Building Blocks math curriculum.

PBS Kids

Mind in the Making

Trusted interactive  learning activities for kids.

Read Boston

Summer Storymobile Schedule

Reading Is Fundamental
Activities for Spanish-speaking families.

Reach Out and Read

Reach Out and Read encourages all parents to make reading with their children part of their daily routine.

Fun Brain Jr.

Helps younger kids develop math, early literacy, and problem-solving skills through fun learning games, stories, and printables. 

Starfall

Is a great educational site for young children learning their ABC's or starting to read.

Sprout

fun games, easy crafts, and coloring pages that feature favorite characters from Sesame Street and Barney & Friends.

 

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Calendar of Events

Mattapan Early Elementary School Welcome Session 2017
Tue May 23 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Kenny Elementary School Playgroups
Tue May 23 @11:00AM - 12:30PM
Mission Hill Playgroups
Tue May 23 @12:30PM - 02:30PM
Kenny Elementary School Playgroups
Tue May 23 @ 1:00PM - 02:30PM
Mario Umana School Playgroups (all ages)
Tue May 23 @ 3:00PM - 05:00PM