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Program Self-Evaluations

Information, forms, and instructions for contractors completing Program Self-Evaluations.

Due: June 1, 2020

Contractors are required to analyze findings from the self-evaluation and develop both a written list of tasks to modify the program for all areas needing improvement and procedures for ongoing monitoring to assure that areas that are satisfactory continue to meet standards.

Also, contractors are required to submit a Summary of Findings of the Program Self-Evaluation (PSE) to the California Department of Education (CDE) by June 1 of every year. Form ELCD 4000 is provided for use in fulfilling the submission requirement for the PSE. Included below are the instructions for completing the Form ELCD 4000.

The PSE webinar will be April 22, 2020, 10 a.m. and April 29, 2020, 1 p.m. Webinar slides will be provided prior to the webinar dates.

Program Questions: If you have any questions regarding the information for the Program Self-Evaluations, please contact your assigned Early Learning and Care Division (ELCD) Field Services Consultant. Please refer to the CDE Consultant Regional Assignments for a list of assigned consultants.

Document Description
Management Bulletin 20-03 Additional Information for Contractors
Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to the FY 2019–20 Program Self-Evaluation
Instructions for Form 4000 Instructions to complete required form ELCD 4000
ELCD Form 4000 (PDF) Required Forms for Fulfilling Program Self-Evaluation Submission Requirements
Webinar Slides (PDF) Power Point slides for the April 22 and April 29, 2020 webinar coming soon

The following table provides resource forms available for completing Program Self-Evaluations.

Document Description
EESD Form 3900 (DOC)

Instructions for Desired Results Developmental Profile for The Classroom and Family Child Care Home Level – Summary of Findings

Instructions for Program Review Instrument – Summary of Findings
EESD Form 4002 (DOC) Instructions for Environment Rating Scales – Summary of Findings
EESD Form 4003 (DOC) Instructions for Desired Results Parent Survey – Summary of Findings
EESD Form 4004 (DOC) Instructions for Desired Results Developmental Profile – Summary of Findings
Questions:   Early Learning and Care Division | 916-322-6233
Last Reviewed: Friday, February 28, 2020