Orangeburg County Consolidated School District Three

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Title I/Federal Programs » Grants


The United States Elementary Counseling Grant

The U.S. Elementary Counseling Grant is a competitive grant that provides funding to school districts to establish or expand elementary counseling programs.


Child Development Education Program (CDEP)

The goal of the Child Development Education Program (CDEP) is to provide children and their families with quality preschool experiences necessary for school success. Each program shall endeavor to:

  • Provide a healthy, safe and nurturing environment
  • Provide an environment that encourages early literacy, emotional, social, physical and intellectual development
  • Encourage the development of a positive self image
  • Make learning fun so that children will develop a desire to be lifelong learners
  • Encourage language development, creativity and an appreciation of fine arts and music
  • Encourage children to interact successfully with other children and adults and to live and work together in a cooperative environment which promotes decision making, peaceful resolution of conflicts and respect for others
  • Form a cooperative partnership