News and Updates

2022-2023 Required DRDP Training for Special Education

The California Department of Education, Special Education Division requires that all early childhood special educators who assess children with the DRDP complete annual training.
SELPAs are responsible for assuring that all special educators who administer the DRDP complete this requirement.

This year's course, "Using DR Access Reports," launching February 16 in DR Access Learn...

Learn It and Use It: Practice Breaking It Down: Identifying Learning Targets from DRDP Results

Join us to practice breaking down a DRDP measure, IEP goal, or IFSP outcome into proximal learning targets using the DRDP. Learn a process for determining the knowledge and skills to teach in daily activities and routines to promote learning and engagement. Bring a sample goal or measure for practice. We have resources to share!

Register: Thursday, February 23, 2:30-3:30pm

Update on Use of the DRDP in Transitional Kindergarten for Children with IEPs

The California Department of Education is delaying implementation of the DRDP in transitional kindergarten for children with IEPs until the fall of 2023:

Beginning fall 2023, the California Department of Education, Special Education Division (CDE, SED) will require the completion of the Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP (2015) Preschool Fundamental View) for all children with individualized education programs (IEPs) enrolled in transitional kindergarten (TK).”

New Collaborative Webinars!

three preschool children with arms around each others shouldersJoin the Desired Results Access Project and the Desired Results Training and Technical Assistance Project as they partner to share information specific to the implementation of the DRDP assessment for all children. The webinars highlight the importance of early childhood educators and early childhood special educators/service providers working together to support children's authentic assessment and ways to share children's learning and development with families.

Using the Early Learning Foundations and the DRDP Together
Learn how to use the Early Learning Foundations along with the DRDP to understand children's development and plan intentional invitations to learning.
Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 4:00 - 5:00 pm


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