Skip to main content
California Department of Education Logo

November 2010 CEL Report - Legislative Report


Status Report on Implementation of County Centralized Eligibility Lists (CEL) - 2010

Executive Summary

As per the 2009 Budget Act (Item 6110-196-0001, Provision 11, Chapter 1, Statutes of 2009), the California Department of Education (CDE) is required to provide a status report on the implementation of Centralized Eligibility Lists (CELs) in each county that includes, but is not limited to, the cost of implementation and operation, and the number of children and families on the list for each county.

In accordance with the Budget Act of 2009, the 2010 Status Report on the Implementation of County Centralized Eligibility Lists (PDF) provides data on the number of children and families waiting for subsidized care in each county and provides county expenditure data. As noted in the report, on June 30, 2010, there were 131,885 families and 187,516 children waiting for subsidized care.

  • 100,438 (76 percent) families reported that they needed subsidized care because they were working.
  • 31,926 (24 percent) families reported that they were looking for part day California State Preschool services.
  • 124,419 (66 percent) children were between the ages of zero to five.
  • 133,841 (71 percent) children needed full-time care.

You can find this report on the CDE Centralized Eligibility List Legislative Reports Web page. If you need a copy of this report, please contact the Early Education and Support Division by phone at 916-322-6233.

Questions:   Early Education and Support Division | 916-322-6233
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Recently Posted in Child Development
  • Management Bulletin 17-21 (added 20-Nov-2017)
    Management Bulletin 17-21 provides guidance and information to child care programs regarding the Emergency Child Care Bridge Program for Foster Children.
  • RTT-ELC 2015 (added 20-Nov-2017)
    Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) Grant 2015 Legislative Report.
  • FY 2018-19 CFA Instructional Webinar (added 19-Oct-2017)
    Instructional webinar presented on October 17, 2017 for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-19 Continued Funding Application (CFA).
  • FY 2018-19 CFA Instructional Webinar Transcript (added 19-Oct-2017)
    Transcript of an instructional webinar conducted on October 17, 2017 for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-19 Continued Funding Application (CFA).
  • Staffing Qualifications (added 17-Oct-2017)
    Education, experience, and permit requirements for child care and development providers.

  • California Career Lattice Educational Requirements (added 16-Oct-2017)
    A chart depicting the California Career Lattice Educational Requirements.
  • Draft Letter to Governor (added 16-Oct-2017)
    Draft letter to Governor Brown requesting authorization for the State Advisory Council on Early Learning and Care (SAC) to update and improve the 2013 California Comprehensive Early Learning Plan (CCELP).
  • Letter to the State Advisory Council (added 16-Oct-2017)
    Letter to the State Advisory Council requesting that the SAC approve a motion to transmit the following letter to the Governor.
  • October 2017 Meeting Materials (added 16-Oct-2017)
    This page contains supplemental materials that will be presented at the October 2017 State Advisory Council Meeting.
  • Management Bulletin 17-13 (added 11-Oct-2017)
    Management Bulletin 17-13 informs contractors that they may use digital applications to allow families to apply for child care and development services.