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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 Resources

Fiscal Year (FY) 20–21 Quality Improvement Expenditure Plan

  • FY 2020–21 Quality Improvement Expenditure Plan [Link no longer available]

FY 2019–20 Quality Improvement Expenditure Plan

  • FY 2019–20 Quality Improvement Expenditure Plan [Link no longer available]

FY 2018–19 Quality Improvement Expenditure Plan

FY 2017–18 Quality Improvement Expenditure Plan

Administrative Error and Improper Payments Reports

California Subsidized Childcare Characteristic Study

  • California Subsidized Childcare Characteristic Study (PDF; 11MB)
    The California Subsidized Childcare Characteristic Study identifies the characteristics of a sample of the children, families, and providers served by subsidized childcare contracts and the costs of the care provided.

Centralized Eligibility List (CEL)

Child Care and Development Fund State Plan

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

  • Preferred Placement for Eleven- and Twelve-year-old Children [Link no longer available]

Preschool Report Required by the 2013-14 Supplemental Report Language

Report on Unspent Child Care Funding

  • Report on Unspent Child Care Funding [Link is no longer available]
    This report fulfills the requirement of the 2006-07 Budget Act Supplemental Report, dated June 28, 2006, requiring the California Department of Education to provide a report addressing the issue of unspent child care funding.

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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Recently Posted in Early Education
  • Erratum #1 (added 21-Nov-2022)
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  • MB 22-06 (added 10-Nov-2022)
    Provides information and guidance on the Continued Funding Application for Fiscal Year 2023-24 for Early Education California State Preschool Program (CSPP) contractors.
  • IEEEP Grant for 2020-24 (added 06-Oct-2022)
    The purpose of the Inclusive Early Education Expansion Program (IEEEP) Grant is to increase access to inclusive early learning and care programs for children with disabilities, including children with severe disabilities.

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    The purpose of the Inclusive Early Education Expansion Program (IEEEP) Grant is to increase access to inclusive early learning and care programs for children with disabilities, including children with severe disabilities.