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Criminal Background Check Approval Letter

A letter from the Administration of Children and Families received by the CDE on September 21, 2017, approving California's CCDF Criminal Background Check extension request. This extension is effective October 1, 2017, through September 30, 2018.

Administration for Children and Families

Sarah Neville-Morgan, Director
Early Learning and Care Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 3410
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901

Dear Sarah Neville-Morgan,

The Office of Child Care has completed its review of your background check extension request, submitted June 29, 2017. This letter is to inform you that your request has been approved with an effective date of October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018.

The Child Care and Development Block Grant of 2014 gives the Secretary the option to grant a State or Territory an extension of up to one fiscal year from September 30, 2017 to meet the background check requirements, as long as the State demonstrates a good faith effort to comply.

We look forward to our continued partnership in the administration of your Child Care and Development Fund program. If you have any questions or need further assistance, please feel free to contact the San Francisco Regional Office.



Ellen C. Wheatley, Ph.D.
Deputy Director
Office of Child Care

Abby Cohen, OCC Regional Program Manager, Region IX
Kathy Edler, Regional Liaison, Office of Child Care
Colleen Rathgeb, Director, Early Childhood Policy and Budget, ACF
Ann Linehan, Acting Director, Office of Head Start
Jan Len, OHS Regional Program Manager, Region IX

Questions:   Early Learning and Care Division | | 916-322-6233
Last Reviewed: Thursday, February 3, 2022