Special Education Division, California Department of Education show moreThe Quality Assurance Process page of the Special Education Division provides access to California's State Performance Plan (SPP) and the Annual Performance Reports required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004. The Desired Results Assessment System helps California meet the child outcome indicator of the SPP.
Child Development Division, California Department of Education show moreThe Resources page of the Child Development Division provides access to many key documents for early care and education programs, including the Infant-Toddler Learning and Development Foundations, the Preschool Learning Foundations, the Preschool Curriculum Frameworks, and the California Early Learning Quality Improvement System (CAEL QIS).
Desired Results for Children and Families Training and TA Project show moreThe California Department of Education (CDE), Child Development Division (CDD) has established the Desired Results System to improve program quality in early care and education programs across the state. This website offers a wide variety of downloadable tools and resources for teachers, administrators, trainers, and families to support the achievement of these goals for California's children in state-funded child development programs.
Supporting Early Education Delivery Systems (SEEDS) show moreSEEDS is a project of the California Department of Education, Special Education Division and is under the auspices of the Sacramento County Office of Education. The SEEDS Project offers training and technical assistance to administrators, staff, and families involved in early childhood special education programs. Assistance is provided to programs serving children ages birth to five in Local Education Agencies (LEAs) throughout California.
California Preschool Instructional Networks (CPIN) show moreThe California Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN) is a project of the California Department of Education, Child Development Division in collaboration with the Center for Child and Family Studies at WestEd and the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA). CPIN provides professional development and technical assistance to preschool teachers and administrators to ensure preschool children are ready for school. The Network is organized into 11 regions of the state that will disseminate information, training and resources to their particular region.
Building the Legacy: IDEA 2004 show moreThis site was created to provide a "one-stop shop" for resources related to IDEA and its implementing regulations. The site will provide searchable versions of IDEA and the regulations, access to cross-referenced content from other laws (e.g., the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), etc.), video clips on selected topics, topic briefs on selected regulations, links to OSEP's Technical Assistance and Dissemination (TA&D) Network and a Q&A Corner where you can submit questions.
The Early Childhood Outcomes Center (ECO) show moreThe Early Childhood Outcomes (Center provides national leadership in assisting states with the implementation of high-quality outcome systems for early intervention and early childhood special education programs. The website provides up-to-date information and resources for state and local administrators, technical assistance providers, teachers and other direct service providers, and families. California is one of six partner states to develop and validate a framework with key components of an early childhood outcomes measurement system.
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC) show moreNECTAC is the national early childhood technical assistance center supported by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) under the provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). NECTAC serves Part C-Infant and Toddlers with Disabilities Programs and Part B-Section 619 Preschool Programs for Children with Disabilities In all 50 states and 10 jurisdictions to improve service systems and outcomes for children and families.
The Division for Early Childhood (DEC) show moreThe Division for Early Childhood (DEC) is an international membership organization for those who work with or on behalf of young children with disabilities and other special needs. The DEC is one of seventeen divisions of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) - the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted.
Last updated: 11/27/2012