News and Updates

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

Reminder of Required DRDP Courses for Special Education

DR Access Learn logo with sketches of preschool iconsThe California Department of Education, Special Education Division requires DRDP training for all early childhood special educators who assess children with the DRDP. SELPAs are responsible for ensuring that all staff who administer the DRDP complete training.

Online Professional Development Schedule for 2022-2023

Coffee Break and Learn It and Use It webinar sessionsMark your calendar to learn about new resources and practice your skills!
Join us for two live, online professional development webinar series scheduled throughout the school year. Both the Coffee Break sessions and the Learn It and Use It sessions offer opportunities to ask questions, receive resources, and learn from each other.

View or download the schedule to register. All sessions are offered at no cost.

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