STATE OF CALIFORNIA
California Department of Education (CDE)
Early Learning and Care Division (ELCD) - A list of organizations which have child care services as their primary area of interest. Resources for Parents and Families. Resources for Parents and Families Information for parents and family members about early childhood education.
California Inclusion and Behavior Consultation (CIBC) Network
California Inclusion and Behavior Consultation (CIBC) Network offers free behavioral consultation.
California Early Childhood Online (CECO)
“To support early childhood teachers, the California Early Learning and Development System provides an integrated set of resources based on state-of-the-art information for early learning and development and best practices in early education.
The modules provided on the California Early Childhood Online (CECO) Web site enable teachers to increase content knowledge and ability to provide developmentally appropriate experiences for children in their care. Meeting the developmental needs of young children and their families requires a comprehensive approach. CECO provides access to comprehensive resources and modules in one centralized location to meet the ever-changing needs of the early childhood field.”
California MAP to Inclusion & Belonging (Making Access Possible)
Supporting Inclusive Early Learning provides current information and resources addressing inclusive practice, promotion of healthy social-emotional development, and prevention of challenging behavior in early childhood, after-school, and other education settings. Projects under the Supporting Inclusive Early Learning umbrella include Beginning Together: Caring for Children with Disabilities or Delays in Inclusive Settings; California MAP* to Inclusion & Belonging… *Making Access Possible; and the CA Teaching Pyramid.
California Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN)
The California Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN) is brought to you by the California Department of Education, Early Learning and Care Division in collaboration with the Center for Child and Family Studies at WestEd and the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA).
Through regional communities of practice (CP) and series of professional learning experiences, CPIN promotes promising practices in early learning, family engagement, and equity, and emphasizes a whole child approach.
Organized into 11 regions of the state, CPIN instructors provide research-based teaching and learning strategies that are age and developmentally appropriate and highlight inclusive practices and support for ALL children. Instruction incorporates adult learning theories and is intentional, reﬂective, and interactive with hands-on learning and time for planning.
To learn more about the topics, professional learning sessions, and available coaching in your area contacts your local CPIN Regional Leads.
Regional Leads for Area 1 (Sonoma, Lake, Mendocino, Humboldt, Del Norte)
Regional Leads for Area 4 (Napa, Solano)