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Early Learning COVID Guidance

guidance and resources in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Important Notice: Program Moved to CDSS

[VERSION 3] The Early Childhood Development Act of 2020 (Senate Bill (SB) 98, Chapter 24, Statutes of 2020) authorized the transfer of child care and development programs by 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. The CDSS Child Care Transition web page External link opens in new window or tab. has more information.

Recorded webinar on the COVID-19 Guidance for Early Learning and Care Contractors from the California Department of Education on August 14, 2020.

This video is 58 minutes in length.


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Questions:   Early Learning & Care Division | ELCDEmergency@cde.ca.gov
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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