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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.

Early Education Division (EED) Resources

EED Title 5 Revision Project

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

EED Title 5 Revision Project

EED Administrative Resources and Reports

Administrative Resources and Reports

  • 2020–21 Quality Improvement Expenditure Plan
  • 2019–20 Quality Improvement Expenditure Plan
  • 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
  • Inclusive Early Learning and Care Coordination Program (IELCCP) Reports
  • 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

EED Data

EED 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

EED 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

EED Professional Development Resources

Training Resources

EED 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

EED 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 Stipend
  • Trustline Registry Subsidized Application

EED Publications

Early Education 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 Education Division | 916-322-6233
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, February 15, 2022
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