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Effective February 1, 2021, Early Stages is providing in-person evaluation appointments in a limited capacity. Find our most updated operating status during the COVID-19 pandemic here.

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Career Opportunities

Are you interested in joining a group of passionate professionals dedicated to supporting families and children as they begin their educational journey? Apply to one of the open positions at Early Stages below. To apply, please use the DCPS Application Portal

Early Stages Center Director

The Early Stages Center Director is responsible for all aspects of the performance, productivity, and daily operation of the Early Stages evaluation center. Responsibilities include ensuring smooth day-to-day functioning, managing center staff, and responding to emergent issues, so that Early Stages is in compliance with DCPS, local, and state special education policies related to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The Early Stages Center Director is also accountable for the center’s contribution to meeting the numeric and programmatic requirements of a court injunction resulting from D.L. v District of Columbia. Learn more about the Director position here

Evaluation Coordinator (Bilingual Spanish)

The Evaluation Coordinator (Bilingual Spanish) is responsible for accurately assessing a child’s needs after s/he is referred to Early Stages by administering appropriate screenings and educational assessments. The Coordinator functions as part of a multi-disciplinary team that collaborates to determine eligibility for special education services and is responsible for leading the team’s collaboration and composing Individual Education Programs for children with special needs. The Evaluation Coordinator (Bilingual Spanish) position requires a Master’s in Special Education, an OSSE Special Education Teacher Certification, and fluency in Spanish. If you are a certified special education teacher in another state, we can help you with the teaching certificate reciprocity process. Learn more about the Evaluation Coordinator (Bilingual Spanish) position here