The California Department of Education (CDE) received notice from the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) that the state’s Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG) Strategic Plan has been reviewed and accepted. We have made the PDG Strategic Plan available for you to view. The PDG Strategic Plan provides an initial roadmap for improving […]
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Informed by the charge in AB 2960, the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) engaged stakeholders to inform the expansion of California’s consumer education Parent Portal and development of a state-level integrated data system to help families easily access early learning and care services and programs. Please use the links below to view SCCOE’s […]
Thank you for your interest in the California Preschool Development Grant Online Learning Pilot courses. The courses for the pilot are now closed. If you are interested in other opportunities for online early learning professional development, please visit the California Early Childhood Online (CECO) website.
California received a no-cost extension from the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) for several initial Preschool Development Grant (PDG–I) activities, through June 2020. The CDE is currently working with contractors as they move toward completion of deliverables, and will then focus on final reporting to the ACF. In addition to the PDG Needs Assessment […]
The California Department of Education (CDE) received notice from the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) that the PDG Needs Assessment has been reviewed and accepted. You can also view the Needs Assessment.
To support PDG implementation, the California Department of Education contracted with the Santa Clara County Office of Education to convene a series of workgroups to gain an understanding of the need for local-level integrated data systems and to figure out how a state-level Early Childhood Integrated Data System (ECIDS) could best support state, local, and […]
Are you a leader in a child care center or family child care home? If so, you may be receiving an online survey to help inform the Preschool Development Grant Birth Through Five (PDG) Needs Assessment. One of the key activities required for the PDG is to develop a comprehensive statewide needs assessment, which is […]
On May 6, 2019, the State Advisory Council on Early Learning and Care (SAC) took part in an extensive work session to provide feedback on the development of the Preschool Development Grant (PDG) Strategic Plan and Needs Assessment. The PDG Strategic Plan is intended to align with the PDG Needs Assessment and will build on […]