Public Hearing for the 2019–2021 Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) State Plan As part of the 2019–2021 CCDF State Plan preparation process, federal law requires the lead agency to post the CCDF State Plan for a minimum of 30... Continue Reading →
Message from the California Department of Education (CDE), Early Education and Support Division (EESD). *************************** Dear Early Learning and Care Partners, I wanted to share with you information from the federal Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Child... Continue Reading →
May 1st is Worthy Wage Day: a national day of action held annually to raise public awareness of the low wages earned by early childhood educators, the impact the teacher retention crisis has on young children, and the chronic public underfunding for... Continue Reading →
Message from the California Child Care Study Team: We are writing to announce the launch of data collection for the California Child Care Study in May 2018. This is a state-wide study about subsidized child care and the families who... Continue Reading →
Our Quality & Workforce Committee members developed this informative graphic of the different options for career development in the field of Early Childhood Education! Explanatory video coming soon!
Message from the California Department of Education (CDE): The CDE understands that the field may need further clarification about how to consider foster care payments to foster parents when determining the eligibility of a foster child for subsidized early care... Continue Reading →