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Early Learning and Care Division (ELCD) Resources

ELCD Title 5 Revision Project

The ELCD has begun the process of revising Chapters 19 and 19.5 of the California Code of Regulations, Title 5.

ELCD Title 5 Revision Project

ELCD Administrative Resources and Reports

Administrative Resources and Reports

  • 2018–19 Quality Improvement Expenditure Plan
  • 2017–18 Quality Improvement Expenditure Plan
  • Administrative Error and Improper Payments Reports
  • California Subsidized Childcare Characteristic Study
  • Child Care and Development Fund State Plan
  • Centralized Eligibility List (CEL) Reports and Information
  • Evaluation of Quality Improvement Activities
  • Local Child Care and Development Planning Council (LPC) Reports
  • Preferred Placement for Eleven- and Twelve-Year-Old Children
  • Preschool Report Required by the 2013–14 Supplemental Report Language
  • Report on Unspent Child Care Funding

ELCD Data

ELCD Data

  • Annual Aggregate Reports (CDD-800)
  • Budget Year Reports
  • Child Care Annual Statewide Reports
  • Contractor List by County
  • LPC Priorities
  • LPC Reports
  • Quality Improvement - Professional Development Profile Report
  • Report on Unspent Child Care Funding
  • Resource and Referral Program Service Data Reports

ELCD ECE and Planning Resources

Early Childhood Education and Planning Resources

  • California Head Start State Collaboration Office
  • Elementary Education
  • Local Child Care and Development Planning Councils
  • Team California for Healthy Kids -- Early Childhood

ELCD Professional Development Resources

Training Resources

ELCD Professional Development Training Resources

  • Beginning Together
  • California Early Childhood Mentor Program
  • California Early Childhood Online (CECO)
  • California Inclusion & Behavior Consultation Network (CIBC)
  • California Collaborative for the Social-Emotional Foundations of Early Learning (CSEFEL)
  • California Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN)
  • Child Care Initiative Project (CCIP)
  • Desired Results Field Training
  • Early Childhood Educator Competencies Self-Assessment Toolkit (ECE CompSAT)
  • ELCD-Approved Training Opportunities
  • Family Child Care At Its Best
  • Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC)
  • Training for School-age Program Professionals

Financial Support Resources

ELCD Professional Development Financial Support Resources

  • AB 212 Child Development Staff Retention Funds
  • Career Incentive Grants (CIG)
  • Child Development Permit Stipends
  • Child Development Teacher/Supervisor Grant Program
  • Community College Program
  • Health and Safety Training Stipends
  • Trustline Registry Subsidized Application

ELCD Publications

Early Learning and Care Division Publications

  • The Alignment of the California Preschool Learning Foundations with Key Early Education Resources
  • Best Practices for Planning Curriculum for Young Children
  • California Early Childhood Educator Competencies
  • Family Child Care Resources
  • Infant/Toddler Resources
  • Parent Resources
  • Preschool Resources

Other CDE Resources

Other CDE Resources

  • After School Education and Safety Program
  • All About Young Children: Information for Families on Children’s Early Development
  • Frequently Asked Questions for Layering CDE, ELCD Contracted (State Subsidy) Programs and Head Start Programs
  • Nutrition Services
  • Resource & Referral County Listing
  • Stakeholder Questionnaire Summary

External Child Care Resources

Resources for Parents and Families

Questions:   Early Learning and Care Division | 916-322-6233
Last Reviewed: Friday, March 27, 2020
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