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Fiscal information to aid child development contractors and information regarding reimbursement procedures.
  • General Child Care and Development (CCTR) and California State Preschool Program (CSPP) Transfer Request Forms are located on the Reporting Forms page. These forms allow agencies to request a transfer of funds between their CCTR and CSPP contracts. Click on the Reporting Forms link below to access. Please note that the forms are to be submitted to your Early Education and Support Division Consultant.

  • Child Development Attendance & Fiscal Reporting & Reimbursement Procedures (DOC)
    Explains attendance and fiscal reporting and reimbursement procedures. This document also known as the Greenbook - 2015-16.

  • Alternative Payment (AP) Contingency Funds Application (PDF)
    Per Education Code Section 8222.1, Alternative Payments (AP) contractors (excluding CalWORKs Stage 2 and Stage 3) that provide reimbursable services beyond their contract MRA may apply for additional CDE funds to cover the actual and allowable costs for additional services. AP contingency funds are intended to aid contractors with unforeseen over-enrollment situations. AP contractors may apply for reimbursement of up to three (3) percent of their contract amount, or for a greater amount subject to the discretion of the CDE based on availability of funds. Applications may be submitted as early as May 1, 2016 and up to September 30, 2016.

  • Reimbursement Ceilings for Subsidized Child Care
    The new Regional Market Rate Ceilings are now available.

    Senate Bill 97 (Chapter 11 of the Statutes of 2015), which was signed into law on June 24, 2015, maintained the previous Regional Market Rate ceilings through September 30, 2015. Beginning October 1, 2015, per the Budget Act of 2015 the California Department of Education will increase the Regional Market Rate ceilings by 4.5 percent. The licensed-exempt child care provider ceilings will increase to 65 percent of the new Family Child Care Home ceilings.

Analyst Directory

Fiscal Year (FY) 2015-16 Child Care and Development Contract Changes

Reporting Forms

Reporting Reminders for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014-15

Regulations and Requirements

Self-help Worksheet

Questions: Lisa York | lyork@cde.ca.gov | 916-323-6196 
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, August 17, 2016
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    CDFS Reporting Form 1400, Care and Development contractors operating Special Program(s) for the Severely Handicapped.

  • Child Development Programs (XLS) (added 17-Aug-2016)
    CDFS Reporting Form 9500, Child Care and Development contractors operating a Center-based (Public and Private Program(s)), and/or Migrant Programs.
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    CDFS Reporting Form 9500HR, Child Care and Development contractors operating a center-based (Public and Private Program(s)), and/or Migrant Program(s) who have a rate that exceeds the Standard Reimbursement Rate (SRR).
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    CDNFS Reporting Form 8501, Child Care and Development contractors operating a California State Preschool Program(s).
  • California State Preschool Programs (XLS) (added 17-Aug-2016)
    CDFS Reporting Form 8501HR, Child Care and Development contractors operating a California State Preschool Program(s) who have a rate that exceeds the Standard Reimbursement Rate (SRR).
  • Resource and Referral Programs or Centralized Elig (XLS) (added 17-Aug-2016)
    CDFS Reporting Form 2507, Child Care and Development contractors providing Resource and Referral services or Centralized Eligibility List contracts.