Skip to main content
California Department of Education Logo

Early Childhood Education and Planning


Early Education and Support Division Resources

California Head Start State Collaboration Office

California Head Start State Collaboration Office
Information including the Bridges newsletter and other publications developed by the office.

Elementary Education

Elementary Education
Resources for those interested in the academic achievement of kindergarten through grade six public school students; includes transition-to-school guidance.

Local Child Care and Development Planning Councils (LPC)

Local Child Care and Development Planning Councils
The mission of county located LPCs is to plan for child care services based on the needs of families in the local community.

Report on Unspent Child Care Funding
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.

Team California for Healthy Kids–Early Childhood

Team California for Healthy Kids–Early Childhood
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has initiated the Team California for Healthy Kids to promote healthy eating and physical activity throughout the day, every day, in schools, before and after school agencies, early childhood programs, and communities. The campaign will focus on making healthy choices the easy choices.

Return to EESD Resources

Questions:   Early Education and Support Division | 916-322-6233
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Recently Posted in Child Development
  • State Median Income (added 10-Aug-2018)
    This web page contains information pertaining to the State Median Income (SMI) for current and previous fiscal years.
  • EESD Budget Year Appropriation FY 2017-18 (added 06-Jul-2018)
    EESD Budget year appropriation for fiscal year 2017-18.
  • Management Bulletin 18-03 (added 05-Jul-2018)
    Management Bulletin 18-03 Revised State Median Income for 2018–19.
  • CDMIS Update #21 (added 03-Jul-2018)
    This web page contains information pertaining to the CDMIS update #21.
  • Child Care Reporting--Active Duty in Military (added 03-Jul-2018)
    The Parent(s) currently serving on active duty (i.e. serving full-time) in the U.S. Military information indicates whether: One or more parents is currently serving active duty (i.e. serving full-time) in the United States Military.

  • Child Care Reporting--National Guard or Reserve (added 03-Jul-2018)
    The Parent(s) a current member of a National Guard or Military Reserve Unit information indicates whether: One or more parents is currently a member of a National Guard or Military Reserve Unit.
  • Child Care Reporting--Family Homeless (added 03-Jul-2018)
    For reporting purposes, a family should be reported as homeless if they were homeless for one or more days during the month.