Early EducationFiscal information to aid early education contractors and information regarding reimbursement procedures.
Current Year Contract Changes and Year-end Reporting Reminders
- Fiscal Year 2023–24 California State Preschool Contract Changes
The purpose of this letter is to inform California State Preschool Program (CSPP) contractors of changes to contracts and reporting procedures beginning July 1, 2023.
- Fiscal Year 2023–24 Budget Office Hour Slides (PPTX)
This PowerPoint provides contractors with slides from the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023–24 Budget Office Hour presented by the Early Education Division and Early Education and Nutrition Fiscal Services (EENFS) on October 11, 2023.
- Fiscal Year 2022–23 Year–End Reporting Reminders
The purpose of this letter is to compile reporting information provided throughout FY 2022–23 and provide contractors the due dates and reporting requirements for purposes of completing year-end and audit reports for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2023.
- Update to Rate Supplements for Preschool Contractors
The purpose of this letter is to provide information regarding the update to rate supplements for preschool contractors for Fiscal Year 2021–22.
- Changes to Center-Based Reserve Accounts
This link will redirect users to an EENFS letter outlining the changes to Center-Based Reserve Accounts for Fiscal Year 2021–22.
- Rate Reform Resources
This link will redirect users to an EENFS web page that contains resources for California State Preschool Program Contractors regarding Rate Reform Effective January 1, 2022.
- Direct Deposit Resources
This link will redirect users to an EENFS web page that contains resources for California State Preschool Program Contractors regarding direct deposit.
Early Education Fiscal Services Resources
- Allocations Paid Outside of the California State Preschool Program Contract Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
FAQs about the various allocations paid outside of the CSPP contract.
- California State Preschool Program Fiscal Training Webinar
This webinar was presented on November 7, 8, and 9, 2023. The webinar includes presentations from various units and divisions throughout the California Department of Education (CDE), including the Early Education and Nutrition Fiscal Services unit, the Early Education Division, and the Audits and Investigations Division. The focus of the webinar was on fiscal compliance and how to maximize contract reimbursement.
- Child Days of Enrollment (cdes) Calculator (XLSX)
Provides CDE contractors with a tool to calculate the minimum, full-time equivalent cdes needed to fully earn their contract.
- Funded Enrollment Calculator (XLSX)
Provides CSPP contractors with a tool to assist in determining the number of children funded to serve by service county, as well as the number of children required to meet the set aside to serve children with exceptional needs and children with severe disabilities.
- Walkthrough of the Funded Enrollment Calculator
This walkthrough was recorded on September 27, 2023, to provide California State Preschool Program (CSPP) contractors with guidance when using the funded enrollment calculator.
- EENFS COVID-19 Fiscal Updates
This link will redirect users to an EENFS web page that contains guidance previously emailed through the Early Education Division's email distribution list pertaining to COVID-19.
- Enrollment, Attendance, and Fiscal Reporting, and Reimbursement Procedures for Early Education Contractors (DOCX)
Explains attendance and fiscal reporting and reimbursement procedures. This document is also known as the EENFS Fiscal Handbook 2023–24.
- Early Education and Nutrition Fiscal Services Apportionment Analyst Directory
Fiscal Apportionment Analyst Directory for EENFS.
California Preschool Accounting Reporting Information System Resources
California Preschool Accounting Reporting Information System (CPARIS) Resources
This link will redirect users to an EENFS web page that contains resources related to CPARIS, including the CPARIS User Manual, a Frequently Asked Questions document, and the webinar presented on Contract Earnings Calculations.
Fiscal Contract Change Requests
- Voluntary Temporary Transfer Resources
California Education Code Section 8275.5 allows for a voluntary and temporary transfer (VTT) of funds between over-earning contractors and under-earning contractors with similar contract types (i.e., CSPP to CSPP) in order to fully utilize child care and development funding. VTT requests may be submitted between November 1 and November 15 or between May 1 and May 15 of the same contract year. This link will redirect users to an EENFS web page that contains resources for California State Preschool Program Contractors regarding the Voluntary Temporary Transfer of Funds.
Regulations and Requirements
- Early Education Contracts (Fiscal Year 2023–24)
Contract Terms and Conditions for Early Education Contracts for 2023–24.
- Child Development Contracts (Fiscal Year 2022–23)
Contract Terms and Conditions for Child Development Contracts for 2022–23.
- Child Development Contracts (Fiscal Year 2021–22)
Funding Terms and Conditions for Child Development Contracts for 2021–22.
- Child Development Contracts (Fiscal Year 2020–21)
Funding Terms and Conditions for Child Development Contracts for 2020–21.