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Updates to keep Child Development Management Information System (CDMIS) users informed of upcoming reporting changes and system improvements.
Important Notice: Programs Moved to CDSS

While the California Department of Education continues to operate the California State Preschool Program, the Early Childhood Development Act of 2020 (Senate Bill (SB) 98, Chapter 24, Statutes of 2020) authorized the transfer of many childcare programs from the California Department of Education to the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) effective July 1, 2021. The content on this page may include programs that have moved to CDSS. For additional assistance you can either visit the CDSS Child Care Transition web page External link opens in new window or tab. or call 1-833-559-2420 for more information.

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Issue #28: Released May 19, 2022

  • Inform CDMIS Users on the CDMIS Maintenance and Optimization (M&O) Contract
  • Introduce CDMIS M&O Phase I Updates:
    • Username Recovery
    • Password Recovery
    • Account Reactivation

Issue #27: Released August 4, 2021

  • Updated Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) Participation Options in the CDD-801A Report

Issue #26: Released August 19, 2019

  • Upcoming Webinars
  • Delayed Transition to Reporting Enrollment
  • Technical Difficulties

Issue #25: Released May 6, 2019

  • New Snapshot Tutorial
  • Reminder to Report "No Services"
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Issue #24: Released March 20, 2019

  • Snapshot Tutorials
  • Updated Report Lock Dates
  • Reporting "No Services"
  • CDMIS Feedback Survey
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Issue #23: Released Feburary 19, 2019

  • Data Reporting -- Frequently Asked Questions Web Page
  • CDMIS 801 Reporting Webinar
  • CDMIS Feedback Surveys
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Issue #22: Released August 10, 2018

  • Fiscal Year 2018-19 Revised State Median Income in the CDD-801A Report
  • CDMIS Webinars: Past and Upcoming
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Issue #21: Released July 2, 2018

  • CDD-801B Report Updates
  • CDD-801B Report Deadlines
  • Upcoming CDD-801A Report Updates
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Issue #20: Released June 7, 2018

  • Pilot County CDD-801A Report Updates
  • Submission of November 2017 - May 2018 CDD-801A Reports
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Issue #19: Released February 20, 2018

  • Updates to the CDD-801A Report
  • Extensions to the CDD-801A Report Deadlines
  • CDD-801A Report Lock Dates
  • Upcoming CDMIS Technical Assistance Webinar
  • Change in File Processing Schedule for CDMIS Test Web Site
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Issue #18: Released December 18, 2018 (Expired February 20, 2018)

Issue #17: Released May 10, 2017

  • Changes to the CDD-801A Report Beginning with the September 2017 Report Month
  • New Features Added to the "Update Agency Information" Page and the "CDD-801B Input/Edit" Page

Issue #16: Released April 17, 2013

  • Changes to the CDD-801A Report Beginning with the July 2013 Report Month
  • New Field Added to the CDD-801B Effective with the September 2013 Report Month
  • CDMIS Late Notifications are Going Paperless
  • Housekeeping: Sub-agency End Dates

Issue #15: Released September 1, 2012

  • CDD-801A Monthly Population Reports: Reduction to Months Available for Revision
  • Suggested Business Rules for Updating Existing CDD-801A Reports

Issue #14: Released March 4, 2011 (Expired February 26, 2014)

  • CDD-801A Reporting for CalWORKs Stage 2 and CalWORKs Stage 3

Issue #12: Released May 20, 2009

  • Changes to the CDD-801A Monthly Report Beginning with the July 2009 Report
  • New Fields Added Effective with the July 2009 Report Month
  • Significant Changes to Existing Data Definitions
  • Important Notice to Agencies Using Copy Forward
  • New Feature: Update Agency Information is Now Online!
  • CDMIS Function "Agency/Sub-Agency Information" has been renamed

Issue #11: Released April 20, 2008

  • Attention: Alternative Payment Contractors-Are you reporting monthly payments correctly?
  • Change in File Processing Schedule for CDMIS Test Web site

Issue #10: Released January 10, 2008 (Rescinded September 1, 2014)

  • Revised Definition for Reason for Receiving Child Development Services
  • New CDD-801A Management Report Available

Issue #9: Released June 4, 2007 (Rescinded February 26, 2014)

  • Family Identification Case Numbers and No Services

Issue #8: Released December 4, 2006

  • Improving Data Accuracy

Issue #7: Released August 8, 2006 (Rescinded February 26, 2014)

  • State Preschool – Allowable Ages

Issue #6: Released March 10, 2006

  • Data Definitions
  • New Data Element - "Reduced Fee"
  • Reporting Families Who Are Appealing Decisions that Affect Reporting

Issue #5: Released January 4, 2006

  • Data Definitions
  • New Features
  • Reminder About the CDD-800

Issue #4: Released June 10, 2005 (Rescinded February 26, 2014)

  • Program Code Changes

Issue #3: Released October 14, 2004

  • CDMIS Test Site Now Available

Issue #2: Released September 21, 2004 (Rescinded February 26, 2014)

  • New Data Definitions and File Format Posted

Issue #1: Released August 2, 2004 (Rescinded February 26, 2014)

  • Automation of CDD-800 Submissions

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, May 19, 2022
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