We are grateful to have many quality partners, each of which reinforces our principles related to child development, quality teaching and learning, and parent engagement.

Educare DC works closely with DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), UPO, the Early Childhood Innovation Network (ECIN), University of Maryland, DC Head Start Association, and the Birth-to-Three Policy Alliance.

Significant program partners include: City Blossoms (school garden training and curriculum support), Stork’s Nest (programing and resources for pregnant and lactating moms), Kids Smile (free onsite dental cleanings for Educare DC students), Asthma Action for Children, PNC (financial literacy training for staff and for families), SPACEs in Action (parent engagement and advocacy), LIFT DC (intensive training and support for families related to financial wellness), Future Scholars Fund (529 college savings accounts for all Educare DC students), DC Diaper Bank (diapers and other hygiene items for families), and more.