Potomac Association of
Cooperative Teachers Inc.


DVD Collection
PACT maintains a collection of educational DVDs that current PACT members may borrow free of charge. 
Schools that have at least one current PACT member may borrow DVDs from the collection for staff training purposes. The borrower must pay postage costs both ways or pickup and return the DVD in person. The collection currently includes nine titles. See DVD Loan Form and instructions

LCD Projector Loan
Three LCD projectors are available for loan to members and to schools that have current PACT members on staff. The projectors must be collected in person, and a nominal donation is required. See Instructions and Projector ​Loan Form.  Easels are also available for use with staff training.

The projectors are housed in two locations: 
VA: Fort Hunt Preschool, 1909 Windmill Lane, Alexandria,VA 22307. 
Contact: Nancy Renner
MD: Silver Spring Nursery School, 10309 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20903
Contact: Scott Mitchell

The MD/DC Directors' Group
The Directors' Group meets monthly during the school year at rotating Preschools. 
Meetings are typically held from 1 to 3 PM. Bring a bag lunch; dessert and drinks will be provided by the host school. Contact Janise Allyn-Smith for more information.

Job Postings
Directors wishing to post job openings in the field of early childhood education in the Washington, DC area should e-mail details to

Learning Center for Young Children - Twos Teacher - 2020-21 School Year 

Schools and organizations may advertise events on this site. Please e-mail details to

Training Opportunities 
Schools and organizations may advertise training courses on this site. Please e-mail details to 

Beverley Hills Church Preschool Early Childhood Education Workshop - February 21, 2020 9am to 1pm 
Topic: Language & Literacy in an Emergent Curriculum 

Links to Early Childhood Education Resources

​The following resource links are provided  for members’ information, but are not endorsed by PACT.

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

ED Programs   

Maryland Association for the Education of Young Children

Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Child Care

Child Care Center Licensing Manual

MSDE- Division of Early Childhood Development 

Montgomery Child Care Association Training Institute

Montgomery College School of Education

Montgomery County Child Care Resource & Referral Center

Northern Virginia Association for the Education of Young Children

National Association for the Education of Young Children

North American Reggio Emilia Alliance

Parent Cooperative Preschools International

Parent Encouragement Program

Silver Spring Day School Training Institute