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. Click here to view the PDG Strategic Plan. The PDG Strategic Plan provides an initial roadmap for improving California’s early learning and […]
Informed by the charge in AB2960, 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. Click here to view SCCOE’s final recommendations reports.
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 at www.caearlychildhoodonline.org/.
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 […]
In December 2019, the Administration of Children and Families (ACF) announced that California was one of 26 states and territories that were awarded funding either for the PDG–R (20) or PDG–I planning (6). The total amount awarded is 11 percent less than the original amount California requested ($13,414,500 annually for three years for a total […]
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. Click here to view the Needs Assessment.