Welcome to DEDP

Dear DEDP families:


Welcome to the Driscoll Extended Day Program.  The staff and I are looking forward to a great year with you and your children.

We are excited to announce the arrival of our new website for families.  Vinny and  I with the assistance of an outside IT person have created a family friendly website that we know will be a great resource for the families we serve.  Most forms will be available on the website in the upcoming weeks.  



Please bookmark our new website:    www.dedpbrookline.org


Driscoll Extended Day will begin on the following dates:

Grades 1-5 begins on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6th 

Kindergarten begins on  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8th,

 Pre-K begins on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th


DEDP Pre-K and Kindergarten families are invited to visit and meet the DEDP staff prior to the start of extended day:

DEDP Kindergarten Visit     TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6th                12:30-1 p.m.                 Room 101 

                                                     WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th         12:30-1 p.m.                 Room 101

DEDP Pre-K Visit                  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th               12:15-12:45 p.m.         DEDP kitchen

                                                   TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th              12:15-12:45 p.m.         DEDP kitchen


We know this is a busy time of year as families prepare for the start of school.  Tell help with the DEDP paperwork that  is needed we have created the following online forms. Please use the following links to fill out the  forms.  The first aid form is needed before children can go off site which includes walks around the neighborhood, visiting nearby parks, and field trips.  




-First Aid Form

-Child Information Form

-Homework Contract (Grades 3,4,5)


Homework time is optional for children in grades 3-5 and take place from 2:35 p.m.-3:25 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  Children must attend half or the entire homework time during DEDP.  For your child to participate you must fill out the form and homework time will begin on Thursday, September 8.  

I'm pleased to introduce our staffing as we begin the new school year: Vinny LaFrazia (Assistant Director), Alicia Antunes, (Pre-K Coordinator)  Carlie Espinosa(Nu Coop), Amy Wells, (Grades K-2 Coordinator)  Robin Brown, Sam Dahlstedt, Stephanie Goodman, Carlos Morales ( Grades 3,4,5 Coordinator) , Aaron Gray, and Sarah LeClair.  Each staff person’s picture and bio is posted on a bulletin board next to the DEDP kitchen and on our website. The program space is on the first floor of the Driscoll School.  These rooms consist of Room 101, “The Crib”, which is the room adjacent to the cafeteria, the DEDP kitchen, gym,  and  cafeteria.  Pre-K and Kindergarten-Grade 2 children will be escorted from their classrooms to the cafeteria for extended day.  Children in grades 3, 4, and 5 will walk on their own to the cafeteria after school.



Pre-K pick-up is outside the DEDP kitchen area at 2:15 p.m.

The K-5 program hours are 2:20 p.m.-6 p.m.   Children do quiet activities in the cafeteria from 5-6 p.m. 

Absences or Notes for the Program

Please e-mail driscollprogram@gmail.com before 11:00 am if your child will not be attending DEDP on a given day. We prefer this method over phone calls, but please feel free to call us when needed.


Please feel free to call or email if you have any questions.



Abbie Fennell

Director, DEDP