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RTT-ELC Regional Consortia

Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) Regional Leadership Consortia (Consortia), including mentee counties.

Regional Leadership Consortia Lead Agencies

  • First 5 Alameda
  • First 5 Contra Costa
  • First 5 El Dorado
  • Fresno County Office of Education
  • Los Angeles County Office of Child Care
  • Los Angeles Universal Preschool
  • Merced County Office of Education
  • Orange County Office of Education
  • Sacramento County Office of Education
  • First 5 San Diego
  • First 5 San Francisco
  • First 5 San Joaquin
  • First 5 Santa Barbara
  • First 5 Santa Clara
  • First 5 Santa Cruz
  • First 5 Ventura
  • First 5 Yolo

Mentee Counties

A part of California's RTT-ELC grant includes the Consortia mentoring neighboring counties on the use of the RTT-ELC Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS). Below is a list of those mentee counties.

  • Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County
  • Early Childhood Council of Kern
  • Imperial County Office of Education
  • Kings County Office of Education
  • Merced County Office of Education (Madera & Mariposa)
  • Placer County Office of Education (Placer, Nevada & Sierra)
  • First 5 Riverside
  • First 5 San Bernardino
  • First 5 San Mateo County
  • Stanislaus County Office of Education
  • Tulare County Office of Education

CA-QRIS

The goal of QRIS is to ensure that children in California have access to high quality programs so that they thrive in their early learning settings and succeed in kindergarten and beyond. The California QRIS (CA-QRIS) Consortium strives to improve the quality of early learning with a focus in three areas of program quality: child development and readiness for school; teachers and teaching; and program and environment quality.

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, June 27, 2019
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